Monthly Archives: June 2013

raw petioles of fig trees & also phak lueat

I recently got to eat the petioles and can say they did have a mild coconut flavor. Between that and the uses for the leaves, one can make a case to grow fig trees in areas where they won’t get … Continue reading

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Common Odor amongst the Kingdoms

For years I’ve pondered something: Do wild mushrooms, the fruit of mycelium, have as much odor variance as plants? Some mushrooms smell like almonds, others like curry. I’ve learned over time, needing the help of people who don’t love mushrooms … Continue reading

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Chewing and Juicing Blackberry Shoots

This year I discovered tender blackberry shoots peeled can be good eating. They’re mildly sweet, and reminiscent of chewing on fresh sugar cane. Some can be astringent, and I find the peel can be especially so. Today I did my … Continue reading

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Wild Lettuce Juice, Japanese Maple Samaras, and Evening Primrose Flowers and Pedicels, plus Cedar Taste Variations

1. Today I juiced some red seedless grapes. I found this raw juice too sweet for my tastes. Diluting w/water was a good solution. But there’s another, very unusual solution. I took some wild lettuce and juiced it. The juice … Continue reading

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