Tamales, it’s been too long!

Cooking and gardening involve so many disciplines: math, chemistry, reading, history. David Chang As promised, I’m going to show you my homemade tamales made with garden fresh green salsa. I can’t take credit for this recipe; my source is “Simply Mexican” by Lourdes Castro. Let’s get started. You will need: A package of corn husks … Continue reading Tamales, it’s been too long!

When in Okinawa, Try Purple Food

You'll  never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try. Dolly  Parton Most people who have come to Okinawa probably know about the Purple Sweet Potato (Beni-imo) that grows prolifically here. (See article: http://www.downtoearth.org/health/nutrition/okinawan-sweet-potato-purple-powerhouse-nutrition for more information) I have noticed the dominance of the color purple with every visit I make to local food … Continue reading When in Okinawa, Try Purple Food