Latin American food is recognized in the world not only for its flavors and colors, also for his cultural value. The traditional dishes from the streets of Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia can be enjoyed (at least visually) with a production that Netflix will premiere next July 21, 2020, the documentary series “Street Food: Latin America”.
The material is from creators from the documentary series Netflix Chef’s Table. Now they recognize a fundamental part of gastronomic culture, street food. Street Food: Asia premiered in 2019, and now it’s Latin America’s turn.
The series is not merely about showing the essence of the most popular street food dishes. Too focus your eyes on the stories of the cooks, the vendors, who with their dreams, needs and joy give life to the cities and preserve traditions.
In the Street Food: Latin America trailer, the sauces and mezcal from Oaxaca (Mexico), the ceviche from Peru, the barbecue from Argentina. We will be able to discover beyond these traditional preparations throughout six episodes.
Productions with focus to gastronomic wealth have had good response on the digital platform. In 2019 the original Netflix documentary series was launched “The taco chroniclesWhich was recorded in Mexico and was recognized by the James Beard Media Awards 2020, considered the Oscars of the gastronomic world.
Through six chapters a tribute is paid to the men and women who have safeguarded part of the gastronomic tradition and narrate the preparation of six types of tacos that serve in five states of Mexico: Mexico City, Tlaxcala, Michoacán, Sonora, State of Mexico and the highlights are the tacos de pastor, carnitas, canasta, carne asada, barbecue and stew.
Lady Tacos de Canasta is the host character in “Canasta”, the third winning chapter of the award for the category Best Television Show on Location.