March 23rd, 2016 | Our Food, bees, forest, global, harvesting, healing, honey, hunting, international, Mbuti, Nepal, ritual, tradition, video, wild
Honey hunting is a tradition that is older than humanity and has been developed by people (and animals) all around the world. We all like honey. It is interesting to see the different clever and daring rituals people have developed in the quest to harvest honey. As we all know, honey is worth it. The following is a selection from a variety of traditional techniques from around the world, which I will keep adding to. Please feel free to add others. Craving sweetness is hardwired into our physiology.
February 27th, 2013
Images - various flowers (left: Geranium magnificum; middle: Gerbera hybrida; right: Clematis armandii) showing a composite of immediately before and after application of charged powder paint. The pattern of powder deposition reveals the shape of the electric field. Images by Dominic Cla ...
December 23rd, 2012
It isn't hard to get through the holiday season and stick with your grain-free or gluten-free diet. Here are some of my favorite recipes to keep your belly happy -- not bloated and uncomfortable through the season of feasting. Main Course: Pomegranate-Kombucha Marinated Christmas Goose
November 27th, 2012
This delicious coconut syrup toffee is unique and addictive. It was quite by accident that this recipe came into being, one of those wonderful experiences when you put whatever you have around into a pot and the result just comes out divine. The minerals in the coconut water give it a gently sal ...
November 24th, 2012
These delightful, simple, delicious homemade marshmallows are very unique. 4 cans of coconut water are reduced to a syrup and whipped into gelatin, creating a mineral-rich, slightly salty treat that can be used in many ways. They have a flavor that reminds me of good ole fashioned salt-water taf ...
November 22nd, 2012
Many years ago I worked in an Italian restaurant during the America's cup races in New Zealand. One of our favorite desserts that summer was a light and creamy traditional zabaglione. This version, made with a coconut water reduction and honey instead of marsala and sugar is a real treat on a wi ...
November 21st, 2012
When you reduce coconut water to a syrup it results in a salty-sweet mineral rich syrup. This recipe is my version of candied yams and has the perfect balance of sweet and salty with an exotic coconut twist. 2 medium yams
2 medium sweet potatoes
1 can (330 mL) coconut water (optional) ...
November 9th, 2012
Recipe for Wild 'n Raw Blackberry-Cardamom Ice Cream. Make this recipe with yogurt for a probiotic-rich delight! About four years ago we started a video project called Mouth of Babes. The show features Ruthie, a pregnant mama and her 2 year old son Mikko, cooking nutrient dense foods, followi ...
June 9th, 2012
Easy to make, easier to eat this cherry-almond crunch is delicious for breakfast with yogurt or tasty as an afternoon snack. 1/2 c honey
1/2 c butter
5 c almond flour
1/4 t sea salt
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 t cloves
1/4 c raw cacao nibs, ground (substitute 1/4 c coco ...
April 18th, 2012
One of these days I have to write up a post about how amazing and nutritious traditional Burmese food is -- until I have enough time to do so, I will satisfy myself with raving about some traditional Burmese medicine. In Myanmar they have several grades of turmeric, some are especially medicinal ...