DISCOVER Lecture Series
Cosponsored by Houston Museum of Natural Science
Promotional Partners - Institute of Hispanic Culture and Food Ways Texas
Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout - Curator of Anthropology, Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Aztecs gave us many things we have in our pantry today, and they developed revolutionary farming techniques that were a marvel. However some of the foods they ate, like corn fungus, would very likely astonish us. We can all benefit from their unique evolutionary adaptations. Probably some of their ingredients will undoubtedly help feed a hungry planet tomorrow.
Companion Event: In an Aztec Kitchen - Heritage Tour