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WHAT IS THE PRICE OF REAL FOOD?

By: Chit U. Juan
“Sometimes cucumbers are so genetically-modified that they gain so much weight because of increased water content but lose their taste.” That’s a co ...

THE FUTURE OF AINA

By: Chit U. Juan
Aina is only three months old and she just attended her first Slow Food meeting with her mother Remi Ie, Slow Food Councillor President in Japan. Ai ...

REMEMBERING DAD

By: Chit U. Juan
I would wake up sweating because he had turned off the air conditioning. And we did not complain. What he was teaching us was: to wake up early, be ...

THE COFFEE CHEMIST AND THE ROASTER

By: Chit U. Juan
“It’s buttery,” Yingyot describes Ethiopian coffee. “Imagine biting into a biscuit that has some good fat in it, like good oil,” he continues. We we ...

TO EVERYTHING THERE IS A SEASON

By: Chit U. Juan
There is a time to every purpose under heaven, as the words of a classic song from the 60s that goes: “To everything, turn, turn, turn…” It’s ...

HOW VELLERON IN PROVENCE SHOWED ME THE REAL FARM TO TABLE

By: Chit U. Juan
“Maybe they have not heard of global warming?” This was what was going on in my head as I head to a nearby farmers’ market to shop for tonight’s din ...

GLUTEN-FREE FOR ME? WHY?

By: Chit U. Juan
I love pasta, bread, and everything you put in it or on it. But for now, I may have to go easy on these wheat products. My doctor believes that toda ...

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