Archive for October, 2011

How to brew Matcha

October 19th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Drink, Feature, Video

How to brew Matcha

You’ve all seen a tea ceremony right? Well, this is a more laid back everyday kind of ritual that allows for a little more sharing and conversation. Courtesy of our friend James over at Halcyon Tea. That’s James in the video by the way, my whisking skills are way to weak to commit to film. […]

How to open a pomegranate

October 18th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Feature, Learn, Video

How to open a pomegranate

Some friends asked me “How do you get into those things?” to which I answer like this: There are other ways as well and I’m not saying this is the only way but it works for me. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it […]

Bye-Bye Birdie—a Suburan Chicken Story

October 15th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Grow, Suburban Chicken

Bye-Bye Birdie—a Suburan Chicken Story

Our three baby chicks were a ‘welcome to summer’ gift for my boys on the last day of school. We needed something worthwhile to keep us occupied over the summer. We couldn’t afford expensive theme park passes or summer camps. Instead, we invested in heat lamps and brooders and found books on chicken-raising at the […]

Dive Deep for Deliciousness [Surati Farsan Mart]

October 14th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Dive Deep for Deliciousness, Eat, Feature, San Diego Dining

Dive Deep for Deliciousness [Surati Farsan Mart]

In the Indian language of Gujarati, Surati Farsan Mart translates to sweets and snacks.  For me, a spicy, cozy $5 dollar lunch while watching R-rated Bollywood hits has always been more than worth the drive up highway 15.  A luscious gem off Black Mountain road serving Indian style tapas, spicy, crunchy snacks, sweet, nut-filled candies & […]

Suzie’s Harvest

October 5th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Culinary Creative, Grow

Suzie's Harvest

A week ago, we took our Yoga Teacher Training to Suzie’s Organic Farm. Some 20 of us descended upon their 70 acres in the Tijuana River Valley where we were like bees to honey ~ Yogis abuzz in fields of bliss, busying ourselves in the bountiful, ambrosial bloom. We began with Surya Namaskar, saluting the Sun as […]

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