A study on Mexican foodstuffs and preparations, especially corn, tortillas, chile, and tomatoes, as well as Native-based drinks such as chocolate, atole and pulque, as documented by colonial medical doctor, Francisco Hernández (ca. 1517-1587). While much research has focused on Hernandez’s writing on botanical, medical, and natural history themes, his work on food and the preparation of food in New Spain has been ignored.
"Dr. Francisco Hernández Ate Tacos: The Foods and Drinks of the Mexican Treasury,"
Diálogo: Vol. 18
, Article 4.
Available at: https://via.library.depaul.edu/dialogo/vol18/iss1/4
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