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My Brush with Borojó: Latin America’s Repugnant Aphrodisiac

As I have already admitted, I have a bit of a tropical fruit fetish. Still, I never expected that I would ever have the opportunity to take my smoothie predilections to a more literal level. Until I met borojó. Borojó is a fruit indigenous to the rain forests of Central … Continue reading

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Peruvian Toasted Fava Bean Flour: Two Ways

Crema de Habas: toasted fava bean flour. I bought this intriguing product for around $2.75 from the Peruvian aisle because I like beans and powdery things that claim to be nutritious. Outside of South America, fava bean flour is most … Continue reading

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