Tag Archives: slow food

green and excited

This seasons first tomatoes are on the vine and I’m ridiculously excited. Although it’s been another slow start to spring (with more cooler days than warm ones and excessive moisture) the process of growth has continued to truck along, and for my efforts I’m rewarded with fruit on the vine. Why everyone else doesn’t grow […]

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spring garden food

For the last 6 months I’ve had to ‘endure’ reading about my northern friends summer exploits, and I’ll admit that it’s been painful. The warm afternoons on row boats, road trip surf adventures, and fishing and hunting stories to make a bloke like me cringe in pain desperate to hide his yearning for summer days. […]

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simplicity & the unprejudiced palate

I’m currently reading The Unprejudiced Palate written by Italian American Immigrant Angelo Pellegrini. I have a second edition (1948) that I’m currently deveouring with relish (figuratively not literally). It’s so relevant in regards to how food was/is bastardised by the foodies and food elite. Sixty years later and it seems like not much has changed. […]

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