For most of us, there is a giant disconnect between us and the food we eat, and we, and the environment, are not better for it.
The World of Food
“Garlic. A faithful friend for almost any type of seasoning. Use with discretion.”
― James Beard
“Misuse of garlic is a crime. Old garlic, burnt garlic, garlic cut too long ago and garlic that has been tragically smashed through one of those abominations, the garlic press, are all disgusting. Please treat your garlic with respect. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic.”
― Anthony Bourdain
April is National Garlic Month, a fitting tribute to one of the world’s oldest cultivated plants, and one with a great many uses, both practical and fanciful. Where did this bulbous, odoriferous herb come from, and how did it become so ubiquitous?
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