Day 6 of eating 100% locally grown and raised foods from the Hawaiian Islands. This video highlights harvesting a couple of wild greens and wildcrafting Java plums that are turned into juice.
tea :: tulsi*
brunch :: poblano peppers, cassava*, coconut milk, basil*, purslane (Portulaca oleraceae)***, wild amaranth***, sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella)***, elephant garlic, olive oil, Naked Cow hard cheese, cherry tomatoes, salt, pink peppercorns (Schinus molle)***
treat :: kiawe bars made with kiawe (Prosopis pallida)*** flour, macadamia nut butter, honey, cocoa nibs, kiawe-smoked salt.
dinner :: leftovers from brunch and a smoothie made with frozen hill raspberries (Rubus niveus)*** and coconut milk.
* = grown by me *** = foraged by me
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