"False banana" is an African plant (called "kobe" in Amharic) that looks like the banana tree, but is actually the cassava. Kobe is versatile and strong, and can survive even the worst droughts and pestilence; like the manna of biblical times, its roots, once fermented and pounded into mush, can be used as a base for every kind of food...
Thursday, December 28, 2006
They say the Eskimos have hundreds of words for snow. I only have one.