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What on earth

What on earth

is an heirloom cauliflower??? I saw the sign before I saw the product last week at Rowe Farms and was intrigued. Then I saw it: Isn’t it beautiful??? Of course I picked it up, since we all know my penchant for purple vegetables – I was very much hoping that the purple colour would not […]

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Organic Farm Café, Vang Vieng (Laos)

Organic Farm Café, Vang Vieng (Laos)

Ok, so you’ve all read how much I loved the deep fried river weed in Vientiane and Luang Prabang (twice!) right? Well when I read that there was a restaurant in Vang Vieng serving deep fried MULBERRY leaves, how could I resist??? That’s right, the Vang Vieng Organic Farm grows mulberry trees, according to their […]

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Tuscan tomato soup

Tuscan tomato soup

As part of last weekend’s Keep it Local challenge meal, I used the last of our tomatoes up to make this wonderfully simple but tasty soup. A very rag-tag bunch they were too… I picked up some local carrots from Rowe Farms to include also. Local onions from last week’s organic delivery were also needing […]

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Well, we didn’t win…

Well, we didn’t win…

but we sure had fun trying! We’ll be doing it again next year (actually we’re curing more bacon and pancetta right now…) Check out the winners of Michael Ruhlman’s BLT from Scratch winners here…. Photo by Jerad Dunnohew (the overall winner!)

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Guest posting today…

Guest posting today…

On Taste as you Go, another Foodbuzz Featured Publisher… Check out my post on a day in Paris here!

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