Another Recipe for Dandelion Fritters (with Emmer!)

It’s spring and the dandelions are cropping up all over Vancouver Island. That means it’s time for dandelion fritters! Now, I know dandelion fritters aren’t exactly news. However, neither are chocolate chip cookies and that hasn’t stopped bakers from sharing a bazillion different recipes online. No one complains about too many cookie options and I […]

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Dandelions: Old as Time & Twice as Tasty

There’s a lot to know about dandelions or Taraxercum, a large genus in the Asteraceae family. They’ve been around forever or at least a good 30 million years and for most of that time they’ve been revered, first by animals and then by people, all over the world. Okay, well I don’t actually know if […]

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Drink: Wood Sorrel Gimlet-ish

The grounds of the co-op where we live are alive with the sound of Wood Sorrel, or more accurately—oxalis acetosella. The lovely lemony Wood Sorrel may look like a shamrock and taste similar to sorrel, but it is neither. It’s… well, it’s a member of the Oxalidaceae family. And it’s delicious. I’ve been adding it to […]

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