Is it bay-zil or bah-zil? Is it from Asia or Africa? And can breathing it in really make scorpions grow in your brain, ladies? To the last question, a resounding “no” and to the first, I say it’s up to you. As to the origins, that’s a bit of mystery, but the history of basil is almost as interesting as the many varieties available and the dishes that call for them.
Recipes here! Until about ten years ago, if you’d ask me what Swiss chard was, I think I’d have replied, “Aren’t those the guys in the brightly colored uniforms guarding […]
While at Deep Roots Market last week I heard the siren call of a sale sign in the veggie aisle. I’m not going to lie–cabbage, much less plain green cabbage, […]