Navajo Corn Recipes: Diné Binaadą́ą́' Ch'iyáán (Paperback)
This illustrated book includes 20 authentic traditional Navajo corn recipes. It is a unique and never before published resource about traditional corn food. Historic cooking utensils are introduced and basic traditional cooking methods are clearly explained at the beginning, step by step. For example: you will learn to make juniper ashes. All food items are labeled in Din Bizaad (Navajo Language) and in English. Historical context of how and when food was prepared is also provided. You will find a wealth of information about Navajo food preparation and will be able to follow the recipes yourself at home. This book wants to contribute to the revitalization of a diet that has proven itself for hundreds of years. It is based on unique traditions that have their roots on this continent dating back thousands of years. We can learn from an intuitive food wisdom of the people who lived on this continent before us.