Pea – Erbse

Tiny but mighty This vegetable is one of the oldest cultivated by humans and the arrival of it marks the beginning of summer every year. Back in the day, in its native region of the Middle East, it was predominately used in its dried form as a source of protein all year round. Today peas … Continue reading Pea – Erbse


The tree of life The tree of this beautiful tropical fruit was referred to by the Mayas as the tree of life. Papaya, also known as pawpaw, has its origins in Mexico and Panama but is now grown in all places with tropical climates. The taste is sweet and creamy, similar to cantaloupe melon and … Continue reading Papaya