I’m currently standing in a fragrant forest in Plave — a small village in Slovenia — lush with wild garlic, primrose and chives. Well, not really standing. Picking. With bent knees and basket in hand.
“You are most welcome,” says Sinta, an Indian woman dressed in a teal housecoat and saree , as she performs a traditional Indian welcoming ceremony. As camphor burns in a coconut husk, she places a dab of sandalwood dust on […]
Recently I had the opportunity to enjoy an interesting and fun food tour with Milwaukee Food Tours in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The theme of the tour was Milwaukee’s German heritage, and one of the stops along the way was The Spice […]
“I’ve just brewed some soursop and lemongrass tea,” says Lily Mae Rolle, a local bush tea medicine woman on Great Exuma in Rolle Town. “The soursop is good for hypertension and cancer, and the lemongrass enhances the flavor.” Lily’s property […]