Category Archive: Food Exhibit

Panama Canal Zone Test Kitchen

The team of PCMC interns tested their cooking skills with recipes from a cookbook loaned to us by Edna Ridgby. Stuffed yucca, fried plantains, sweet plantains, and arroz con piña were all on… Continue reading

Johnny Mazetti (or Marzetti??)

Popular dishes come with a multitude of variations, and I have come across many recipes for Johnny Ma(r)zetti, even how the name is spelled! They seem similar enough, but there is some distinction… Continue reading

Holidays in the Zone

Hello all, I hope everyone has had a great start to the holiday season. We are at the planning stage for the upcoming exhibit about food in the Canal Zone, and we still… Continue reading

Plátanos Al Queso

This recipe looks so delicious! What is your favorite way to eat plantains, and where would you go to find those in the Zone? A restaurant, a friend’s house, or your own recipe?… Continue reading

Good Eats in Panama City

Belvedere, Club Panama, la Pampa. Do you recognize any of these restaurants from Panama City? A Zonian community member has provided the UF team with a booklet filled with advertisements and descriptions of… Continue reading