raspberry limoncello ice cream & matters of the heart

Raspberry Limoncello Ice Cream | conifères & feuillus

The heart wants what it wants.

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wheat porridge and the state of food

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The problem is we are not eating food anymore, we are eating food-like products. —Alejandro Junger

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artichoke & apple soup

artichoke and apple soup | conifères & feuillus

The notion of implied meaning is the root of misunderstanding. —Eric Parslow

Every time I make this soup, I always feel that it came to be from a misunderstanding, and that it should really be made with sunchokes, the root vegetable (otherwise known as Jerusalem artichokes, which aren’t artichokes or from Jerusalem for that matter), instead of with globe artichokes.

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food as medicine & turmeric pickles

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You are born of men and women who have been utilizing plant medicines for many generations. Your blood and your body remembers; your body speaks the same language as these medicines. —Carrielynn Victor

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basic mix & match granola

mix & match granola recipe | conifères & feuillus

If there were ever a time to effect change in the food world, it is now. —Melissa Rodriguez

The IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) conference and awards ceremony took place this past weekend in New York City and while I could not attend, I did follow closely on Twitter. The above quote was one that popped up in my feed and it really struck me.

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root soup for a tough canadian winter

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Deep roots are not reached by frost.  —J.R.R. Tolkien

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IACP nomination & crème brûlée with raspberry sauce

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The best things happen unexpectedly.

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roasted split desi chickpeas

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Healthy and nourishing food was the only alpha and omega of rural economy.   —Mahatma Gandhi

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