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Summer 2011

Summer 2011

Mobile Food

The Food Truck Craze by Jill Johnson Culture Shock It may look like a fire-breathing dragon on wheels but in reality it’s a food truck with a vibrantly painted image of a Vesmuhunu on its hood, in the form of one of Sri Lanka’s colorful wooden masks. Sri Lanka, known on old globes and maps

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September 20. 2011 | By | 0 comments

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Summer 2011

Chasing Chiles

  The following is an excerpt from Chasing Chiles: Hot Spots Along the Pepper Trail by Kurt Michael Friese, Kraig Kraft and Gary Paul Nabhan, available now from Chelsea Green Publishing. One of the reasons chiles gained popularity around the globe so quickly after being brought to the Old World from the New is their

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July 11. 2011 | By | 0 comments

Lavender

Summer 2011

Lavender:

A Culinary Perfume by Pascale Beale The golden containers of honey that sat on my grandparents’ breakfast table were scented with the wildflowers and lavender of the French Alps. The jars had a distinctive flowerpot shape with the name of the apiculteur (honey maker) italicized on the side. The honey’s rich flavor matched the deep

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June 30. 2011 | By | 0 comments

Summer 2011

Lompoc Wine Ghetto

Simplicity Means Authenticity in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto by Laura Sanchez Photography by Fran Collin Front row, left to right: Sashi Moorman, Melissa Sorongon, Rick Longoria, Kathy Joseph. Back row,  left to right: Steve Clifton, Ryan Zotovich, Antonio Moretti. Ghetto painting by Austin Gendron. There are no grand entrances or picturesque picnic areas. No sweeping vineyard vistas or vine-themed boutiques. But a look inside the

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June 30. 2011 | By | 0 comments

Summer 2011

Here’s the Scoop

Gelato and Sorbet by Shannon Essa Photography by Erin Feinblatt I am in Paris. My windows look over the rooftops of the fourth arrondissement, and outside my door there are the most heavenly pastries and other delicious things to eat: French macarons. Crepes with chocolate melted all over them. But what am I thinking about?

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June 28. 2011 | By | 0 comments

Summer 2011

Summer 2011

Cover photo by Erin Feinblatt Edible Santa Barbara TABLE OF CONTENTS For access to the full magazine, please subscribe or pick up a copy from one of our advertisers. Food for Thought Edible Notables In Season Seasonal Recipes Chasing Chiles Edible Garden: Peppers Lavender: A Culinary Perfume Capturing the Essence of Lavender in Santa Barbara County Pasta and

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June 28. 2011 | By | 0 comments