Posts Tagged ‘walnuts’

The Beautiful Pomegranate

 

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The beautiful pomegranate has been a part of our culture for millennia. It was used by the Egyptians as medicine, and appears in the mythology and literature of the ancient Greeks and Romans and looms large in Judeo-Christian literature and art as well. Native to the Middle East, South Asia and parts of the Mediterranean, its cultivation has spread through centuries of trading and exploration to Egypt, China, Western Europe and the new world, especially California, introduced there in the eighteenth century by Spanish settlers. Continue »



You Can’t Top This Muffin

Muffins are a one of our favourite things to snack on; and homemade muffins are so easy it seems silly to buy them. From the start of your prep to taking them out of the oven, it only takes about half an hour. Depending what you put in them they can be wholesome, nutritious, holier-than thou or borderline decadent. Continue »