Jordi’s Spanish Omelet

Jordi Teixidó hails from Catalonia, which in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries became a maritime power in the Mediterranean extending it’s reach from the northeastern corner of the Iberian peninsula to Sardinia, Sicily and Athens.  Though absorbed into Spain, the Catalans will vote on independence later this year, and possibly begin a reconquest of Greece.  It’s there … Continue reading Jordi’s Spanish Omelet

You Say Bones, I Say Feijoada!

We have a new picture headlining our blog this week, a chalk drawing by Demian Maya created at the San Diego Natural History Museum.  They currently have an exhibit entitled Skulls containing nearly two hundred skulls from around the world.  Demian’s there right now with Gabriela, Helena, Yuri and Thais, sending photos of the various … Continue reading You Say Bones, I Say Feijoada!

And Now For Something Completely Different . . . And Yet There’s Always A Bone.

Two years ago I fell into reading Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and this act opened the books of Joel Saladin, Carlo Petrini, Sir Albert Howard, Aldo Leopold, Daniel Barber and many others.  And, of course, I read Wendell Berry.  Poet and farmer, Berry coined the key sentence for all of us who understand there … Continue reading And Now For Something Completely Different . . . And Yet There’s Always A Bone.