Rocket flower

The surprising flowers
Spring is coming and my Esmee rocket is blooming. It has big, white flowers, and I let them on the plant to harvest the seeds. Many other vegetables and aromatic herbs are [...]
Pink peppercorn

Spices close up
Pink peppercorns are dried fruits of the Peruvian peppertree (Shinus molle). It is also called false pepper or Californian pepper tree, and it's not related with the black pepper [...]
Capsaicin, responsible for the hotness of chilies, is not water soluble but it is soluble in fat and alcohol. So don't drink water to cool your mouth after eating chilies, drink milk or beer.
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