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Women of maize, ancestral wisdom against an industry that sickens
greta rico
Aug 21, 2023
To defend maize you have to plant it but also cook it, only then can you know its true flavour. In Mexico City, less and less native maize is eaten, since processed corn flour has monopolized everything. Facing a million-dollar industry, there are still women who know about native maize and above all know about its transformation from nixtamalization. They defend the milpas, its nutritional values and above all the ancestral way of cooking and eating native maize.

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