The experience of preparing a meal takes shape in many ways. From where we collect the ingredients to how we plate and present — it is all part of the craft. Simplicity, beauty and creativity guide us. And, some- times we get a little unexpected help from nature.
Vegetables are often an afterthought, cast as a bit player, a side-dish on the culinary stage. Most of us pluck and choose the most tender parts of the vegetable, tossing the rest aside. For us, this becomes a challenge! How to use the entire vegetable – and make it the star of the show? Take
“Hiking the forest trails around Pru Jampa farm reminds me a little of growing up in Holland. It’s not the same landscape, but the same feeling. A scent of fresh earth, a slight tinge of decay and rebirth, a taste of sea salt in the air. When I forage, I look at the grass, branches,