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Mr. John Dory

I picked up some John Dory at the Pawtucket Wintertime Farmer's Market today from The Local Catch. Cooking seafood is not something I have much experience with, but my recent desire to consume more...

Fermentation!

Broadly defined, "fermentation is the transformative action of micro-organisms" - Sandor Katz, author of both The Art of Fermentation and Wild Fermentation. Fermented foods provide our digestive system with beneficial strains of bacteria ("probiotics"),...
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Plant Conversations

Did you know that plants are connected underground by a network of mycelium, which allows for them to communicate via electrical action potentials (like the human brain!)? Plant conversations are much more common that...
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Bitter

A Pecha Kucha presentation, recorded live from Providence, Rhode Island's MET Cafe about things that are "Bitter".

Herbal Root Stew

A couple of months ago I made an herbal root stew for my Farmacy Herbs "graduation potluck". Everyone really liked it and one of my classmates asked me if I could post the recipe....

Melaka, Malaysia: A Paradise for (Gluten-Free) Food Lovers!

Quick links: Restoran Nyonya Makko Wild Coriander Aunty Lee's Peranakan Restaurant Calanthe Art Cafe Sayyid Antique & Cafe Chicken Rice Balls Nasi Lemak Jonker Street Hawker Center Assam Pedas Weekend Night Market Cendol Ondeh Ondeh Malacca (or "Melaka" in Melayu) is a small city on the west...

How to Make “Pepes Ikan” – A Balinese Fish Barbecue

Sitting over glowing coals of coconut, it appears as a banana leaf wrapped package. It is stuffed with fish, spices, and a touch of oil before being grilled on each side. Known as "pepes...

GARLIC

I am admittedly obsessed with garlic. I usually double or triple the recommended amount in cooking recipes and I also love to eat it raw (in salads, with poached eggs, or even juiced!). I...

Theobroma cacao

Chocolate can take many forms, but it all originates from Theobroma cacao, a plant that grows in Africa, South America, and Central America (with Africa leading production). South American beans are smaller and said...

Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

Sweet potatoes provide a lot of nutrition as well as satisfying starch. These versatile tubers are actually more closely related to carrots than white potatoes! Combined with healthy spices, coconut sweet potato curry is...