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Meeru Dhalwala Speaks out for Food Freedom

New Westminster November 2nd rally for food freedom. Meeru Dhalwala of www.vijs.ca reminds us all how silly this situation is. Canada is one of the most democratic countries in the world and yet won’t let us make a choice about how we drink our milk.

Please join us November 23rd Vancouver BC – 11 am – noon. Olympic Cauldron, 1055 Canada Place Vancouver. Meeru will be doing a free cooking demo – making paneer with raw milk.

Virtual Tour – Eating in Kalaw

Virtual Tour – Eating in Kalaw

Every so often I really miss Burma and the delicious variety of foods constantly available there. I spent 6 months or so in Shan State working for a beautiful hotel on the banks of Inle Lake in 1999 and got to know some of the foodways of the surrounding area as well. Kalaw isn't so far from Inl ...

Join the Team

Join the Team

The Hella Delicious Food Culture is currently looking for a few versatile, dedicated interns to help spread the word about the importance of honoring traditional foodways. Internships with Hella Delicious are rewarding, educational, inclusive, healing and fun. Everything we work on aims to make t ...

Diet and Culture of Abkhasian Centenarians

Diet and Culture of Abkhasian Centenarians

The Abkhasians had a way of life that is out of reach for modern man, or so it seems! One of the arguments that is often used to promote modern medical technology (vaccinations etc) is that we are living to be much older than we used to. I must point out that even with all of our advanced medical te ...

White Bait Fritters

White Bait Fritters

It wasn't until I moved to NZ that I first started making fritters. I consider fritters to be one of a New Zealand's national foods. They make fritters out of anything--beets, corn, sweet potato....White bait fritters could be called NZ's national dish. For a Kiwi, the fritters I am about to describ ...

Pigs, Ferns And Easter Sunrise on Sacred Hilltops

Pigs, Ferns And Easter Sunrise on Sacred Hilltops

I have mentioned my incredible, brilliant, creative and imaginative sister before in passing, but I haven't really expressed how much she means to me. My parents adopted two children from Vietnam when they were married there during the Vietnamese war. The eldest one was adopted when she was about 4 ...

Foods to Detoxify Radiation Poisoning

Foods to Detoxify Radiation Poisoning

The following is quoted from the book Culinary Treasures of Japan: The Art of Making and Using Traditional Japanese Foods by John and Jan Belleme. The Japanese are currently facing impossible times with the earthquake, tsunami and now their nuclear plants leaking radioactive materials. Of all the na ...

Simple Natural Motherhood

Simple Natural Motherhood

This guestpost is by Leanne Gypsy, amazing woman who has traveled to remote corners of the world and witnessed first hand the beautiful diversity of humanity. We hope to hear more from her in the future. From when we first decided to bring a life into our world, I began meditate on what I imagine ...

Artisan Cheese Cultivators

Artisan Cheese Cultivators

This is a really fantastic post, by Jeanne Carpenter regarding a conference she attended about cheese. Jeanne runs her company, Wisconsin Cheese Originals, and promotes the state's artisan cheeses. I really appreciated the love these cheesemakers have for their bacteria, it is amazing what delicious ...

Raw Milk is a Movement Whose Time Has Come

Raw Milk is a Movement Whose Time Has Come

Let's take a minute to raise our glasses of fresh raw milk to our modern prophet Sally Fallon Morell who wrote Nourishing Traditions and who started this grass-roots Real Milk revolution, and thanks, of course to Weston A. Price for all of his research. There is much more to the movement for direct ...