Luz Calvo: Luz Calvo is a professor of Ethnic Studies at Cal State East Bay. Luz and their partner Catriona Rueda Esquibel live in Oakland, CA, where they grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs on their small urban farm as they study traditional Mesoamerican cuisine.
Catriona Rueda Esquibel: Catriona Rueda Esquibel is an associate professor in Race and Resistance Studies at San Francisco State University. Catriona and her partner Luz Calvo live in Oakland, CA, where they grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs on their small urban farm, as they study traditional Mesoamerican cuisine.
"If you think Mexican food is unhealthy, then you need to read this cookbook." --Los Angeles Times
"Part cookbook, part manifesto, Decolonize Your Diet is as much about recipes as it is about justice centered analysis of food and health ... Decolonize Your Diet honors and respects the humble pot of beans and homemade tortillas to the same degree they do more 'difficult' chef-like meals, like Huaraches de Nopal, or Mole." --Global Comment