Market Fresh Food in Laos

When traveling the world, it allows me to broaden my understanding of the interrelationship between culture and food.

People rely on food, air and water to survive.

Food brings nutrients, flavor, conversation, emotions and memories.

In Toronto, Canada where I have called home for many years, fresh fruit and vegetable are home grown and imported. A glance of the produce in my local supermarket informs me that we import a lot from the United States of America, South America and some Asian countries. More so the case during the winter months. We label them conventional or organic. Continue reading

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Ohhh… How I miss Istanbul…

Standing in Europe looking at Asia - Love the winning combo (Istanbul, Turkey)

Standing in Europe looking at Asia – Love the winning combo!!

The abundance of delicious, fresh fruits - Istanbul, Turkey

The abundance of delicious, fresh fruits.

Oh Medusa - sculpture of Medusa is used as base of column in Basilica Cistern, Istanbul, Turkey

Oh Medusa… – sculpture of Medusa is used as base of column in Basilica Cistern

Reflections of columns inside Basilica cistern - Istanbul, Turkey

Reflections of columns inside Basilica cistern.

Symbolism at play - inside Hagia Sofia, Istanbul, Turkey

Symbolism at play – inside Hagia Sofia

Be Happy - vendor inside Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey

Be Happy – vendor inside Grand Bazaar

Stand tall - Galata tower of Istanbul, Turkey

Stand tall – Galata tower