Backyard Edibles 2008 III

Not only are the gardens of Vancouver BC filled with an assortment of absolutely delicious edible fruits, vegetables and herbs but the micro-farmers are generous and friendly. This fig fresh off the tree was the most juicy I have ever had. Another happy old Chinese farmer gave me a couple of chokos from his harvest, one of them sprouted and…

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Spiced Two Bean Curry

This is delicious alone, with Toasted Sesame Buckwheat or with rice. serves 4 Soak a bag of dried chickpeas until they are nearly sprouting. This may be 3 days in cold weather, or overnight in warm. Rinse the beans often while they are soaking. You can also add whey to the soaking liquid. This helps to get rid of the…

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Refried Black Beans

These beans are to die for when served with fried plantains and sour cream. This recipe makes enough to last two people 2-3 days and the taste improves with time. 1 bag of dry black beans soaked overnight or longer. Rinse the beans whenever you think of it and cover with fresh water. You can also add whey. Place soaked…

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