The six tastes – sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent, and astringent. Western diets have a lot of salt, sweet and some sour. But what of the other three tastes? Here in Texas pungent (hot peppers) is very popular but what of bitter and astringent? Bitter (leafy greens) and astringent (beans, potatoes, apples, broccoli) are often […]
The Magic of Openings
Openings can appear in the most unlikely places. They might be a window into the depths of a garden flower, or the entryway into an ocean of opportunity.