2008 December

December 2008

How to Make Manioc Tortillas

December 18, 2008

The manioc plant, also known as cassava or yuca (no relation to the cactus), is a woody shrub that is cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions. It is native to, among other places, South America, where many inhabitants utilize it for its edible starchy root. It is the third largest source of carbohydrates for human […]

Thousands of years ago, a list of “7 Wonders of the World” was first complied, and included sites such as the pyramids in Giza, and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Wonderful as they were, the fact that the cites were centered mainly around the Mediterranean rim, and that, except for one, they are now long […]