Food on the Street
China / Food

Food on the Street

“Street Food” in Shanghai’s generally cheap, quick, greasy, easy, and occasionally tasty.  Lots of oil, veggies, noodles, and rice. Most vendors do not wear gloves and cleanliness of the ingredients is often questionable.  Here’s to building your immune system!  (And heat kills all germs, right??)  Here’s a bit about the street food located at the corner of Anshun Lu & … Continue reading

BioFarm
China / Food

BioFarm

This week was October holiday in China so I headed to BioFarm to live and farm for the week. It was beautiful. The complete opposite of haywire. Everyone had dirt in their fingernails. You could walk in grass with your bare feet and even had time to scratch out a few blog posts, answer belated email, … Continue reading

Food

Fun w/ a Scoby

A SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture Of friendly Bacteria and Yeast) is used to make a fermented probiotic tea called Kombucha. Some wwoofers I was in NC with for a few days this summer had recently learned to make the tea drink. It looks nasty but is actually really good and good for you.  After they’d left the … Continue reading

Food

Farm Food

We cooked up lots of yum at the NC farms! Below are two recipes I wrote down while wwoofing. Donna’s Easy Cast-Iron-Pan Cornbread 2 cups recently ground cornmeal (if you don’t have a grinder–use 1 cup store bought cornmeal + 1 cup flour) 4 heaping teaspoons of Rumford Baking Powder 2 spoon sea salt 1.5 cups of milk … Continue reading

Food / NonProfit

Wwoofing at Dig In

Just finished my second and last week of wwoofing at Dig In Community Garden in Burnsville, NC.  Burnsville is full of local creatives who seem to “get” community and look out for their neighbors.  About 1/5th of Yancey County (of which Burnsville is the hub) lives at or below the poverty line.  While some families here who … Continue reading