Posts Tagged ‘raw diet’

A New Take On Classic Tomato Salad

 

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The summer in Ontario has been perfect for both farmers and local vegetable gardens; lots of sunshine and lots of rain too. And right now we are being rewarded big time with the best produce, and especially the best tomatoes, known to humanity. While summer herbs like basil and thyme are spilling out of terra cotta pots all over the city, now is the best time to make this version of a classic tomato salad.  Continue »



Tigernut Isn’t Actually A Nut

 

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a field of chufa sedge

 

Tigernuts are actually the roots of the grass cyperus esculentus commonly known as chufa sedge, yellow nutsedge, or because of the nutty attributes of this amazing little tuber, earth almond. The grass is found throughout the world, Europe, China, Africa and the Pacific Islands, often growing as a weed, and has been harvested and cultivated for millennia;  as a staple for our early ancestors and esteemed by the ancient Egyptians for food and medicine. Continue »