Delicious Diversity

Native American Foods are More Delicious Than You Imagine

The Native American indigenous foods we eat today are the result of thousands of years perfecting the cultivation of a variety of crops that now feed the world. The diverse foods were perfected long before Europeans arrived.

-By John Jacobs

When you think of Native American food, do you think of terms like “cuisine”? Probably not, because history has focused mostly on stories about foods such as maize (corn) and other vegetables. History has left out the stories of food preparation delivering flavorful and diverse dishes that display an expert blend of wild plants, cultivated plants, meats, fish, and other ingredients. At one point, the indigenous foods did ....