This squash curry from Ethiopia shares many of the same elements as an Indian curry, but with a slightly different mix of spices.
This is an okra salad recipe where you flash fry thinly sliced okra first, which removes all slime! Finish it up with tomatoes, feta and peppers.
How to grow and cook tepary beans, with a recipe for frijoles fronterizos, a recipe with tepary or pinto beans from Baja.
How to use grape leaves to wrap tamales. So far as I know this is not done in Mexico, but it could be in Baja, Mexico’s wine country.
How to grow and cook with rau ram, Persicaria odorata. It’s also called Vietnamese coriander or laksa leaf and is used like cilantro.
Purslane is an edible weed eaten in many cultures. Called verdolagas in Mexico, purslane is tart, tasty and easy to grow. Here’s what to do with it.
The Mexicans use wild greens as much as any culture. Here’s an overview of the species: Many grow all around us.
How to deal with volunteer plants in your garden. Some you celebrate, some you eradicate. Some just live their own lives, quietly.