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“I put a few between my teeth and crunched. They cracked like coriander releasing a billowing aroma, and then a slowly intensifying heat, like pepper at the back of my mouth. The taste changes in a second. The heat lingered. … Continue reading
Now that winter is on our doorstep, some of us like to think of warmer places. Wouldn’t it be nice to spend December in a tropical country? I like to imagine what a traditional Christmas meal could be in a … Continue reading
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Tagged Araceae, Cocoyam, edible, MSc Plant Diversity, Sara Barrios, Taxonomy, Tropical biodiversity, tropical crop, Tropical Crops, Tropical food plants, Xanthosoma sagittifolium
The 2013 MSc Plant Diversity intake arrived on Wednesday to a busy session of induction, safety talks and the formative plant ID test. The students were given 30 numbered plants to identify to family (plus genus and species if they … Continue reading