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Making CHICHA the ancient Mayan-Aztec spirit drink - Part II of Making Vinegars
Date Saturday April 14
Time 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Phat Beets Farmers' Market in North Oakland
5715 57th Street (corner of Market and 57th behind the Arlington Clinic)
Oakland, CA 94608
Event Type Class/Workshop
Emailmichele [at]
Address5715 Market Street, Oakland, CA 94608
Making CHICHA is Part two (2) of the three part workshop: Making Vinegars from tropical seasonal and local fruit. Ancient Latin American culture (Mayas-Aztecs) has been fermenting food and drink for thousands of years. Vinegars were made from tropical fruits like pineapple and later from bananas using natural fermenting agents. And corn was used to make CHICHA, a spiritual and ceremonial licor. Francisco Jimenez from Costa Rica, brings together all these traditions as he demonstrates how to make CHICHA and sheds light on its importance in Mayan-Aztec ceremony.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Mar 20th, 2012 6:37 PM

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