Pennywort aka Gotu Kola

Recently, I have been researching a lot about Chinese culture, which has an interesting history. As I have done my  research, I came across Pennyworth or Gotu Kola. Here are some of the interesting facts that amazed me. Pennywort is a common name for several different plants with round leaves and a low-growing habitat. Pennywort…

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Prune – The Dried Plum

As a little boy, I remember climbing plum trees by the roadside and harvesting the over ripe plums for my father and uncles to create their guilty pleasure “Slivovitz”. However at that time, I had no idea that plums could be dried and served as a snack or preserved that way, as it was simply…

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