My last three blogs addressed some of the current concerns and dangers in our food supply as well as about Vandana Shiva, who is actively pushing back against genetically modified seed crops in India. Important information, but given that it’s the last day of November I think it’s time to celebrate the upcoming holiday season, so let’s talk once more about chocolate.
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Anyone know where I can buy or barter extra hours? Working at both New Leaf and The Vanilla Company has left me short on time. For the past three weeks I’ve been dreaming about writing about chocolate but actually doing it has been a challenge.
I’ve never been a coffee drinker. I tried when I was a Freshman in college, mainly because everyone else drank coffee. They served coffee and doughnuts in the morning in my dorm great room on the weekend. While I loved the aroma, I didn’t like the taste unless I poured in cream and sugar. Even diluted, coffee made me jittery. As I wasn’t a doughnut eater and given that the coffee made me feel strange, I let it go. It wasn’t until my forties that I started to drink tea in the morning, and more to warm me up than wake me up.
In recent years I’ve grown quite fond of tea, usually drinking green during the day and a decaffeinated tea in the evening such as Numi’s Vanilla Nights decaf. When I took the Pu’erh challenge I thought it would be an interesting way to learn more about a tea with a big history in China. I hadn’t expected that I would get hooked. I am.