Monthly Archives: July 2010

Shiso in the City

Need shiso?  Well I’ve got it. “Shi’ what?,” you say.  You are absolutely clueless as to what shiso is?  Ever eat sushi?  And if so you ever wonder what the heck that bright green (‘oh I hope it’s not ‘stinging … Continue reading


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Cabbage gone awry?

So you’re wandering thru the farmers market and come across this, this thing that kinda resembles a satellite, could be a cabbage if, well, it weren’t looking like the leaves and their bulb hadn’t been separated at birth, could it … Continue reading

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To Market with Mo: this bean ain’t no broad baby

So what is the deal?  Why do you avoid fava (or as our Brit friend’s refer to them, ‘broad’) beans?  Is it the intimidating size of their pods?  Was it a bad experience trying to eat them with the outer … Continue reading

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