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Hildegard of Bingen and her Love Affair with Fennel

“Even eaten raw fennel does not harm the body in any way. In whatever form one eats fennel, it makes us happy, gives us a good skin colour and body odour and promotes good digestion.” – Hildegard –  Fennel was a regular star in the meals consumed in my childhood. To this day I can…

Welcome to the Table

If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with them … the people who give you their food give you their heart. – Cesar Chavez   The dining room table is a most significant and symbolic piece of furniture in my life. It invokes childhood memories of joy and…

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