Nutmeg Preserve

Nutmeg harvest is in full swing – again: the nutmeg seems to fruit every 2-3 months, and sporadically between times. It’s a pretty tree, medium sized with shiny leaves in a pleasant shade of green and fruits that look a lot like apricots, and it comes in both genders, one needs to have several trees…

rabo de mono

This is a local fern with fiddlehead shoots that are quite delicious, tasting just like asparagus. While the indigenous people around here know where they grow in the forests, not many people grow them especially for harvest. A woman brought them to market several years ago, selling them by the dozen. Eventually we persuaded her…