Lou Amdur recommends which wines to drink with purpose this year. Alexis Nikole Nelson (aka Black Forager) connects to nature by exploring her surroundings, which has made her a TikTok star. After the Bobcat Fire, Gloria Putnam is rebuilding her property with a herd of goats in the San Gabriel Mountains. Margaret Magat explores the traditional and popular cultural contexts of eating balut. Natalia Pereira shares her heritage and Brazilian home cooking for this week’s installment of “In The Weeds.” Finally, making breakfast burritos with peewee potatoes.
Wine, foraging, balut, Brazilian food
From this Episode:
Drinking wine with intention: a guide from Lou Amdur
Lou Amdur of Lou Wine Shop in Los Feliz remembers that early on during the pandemic, the CDC cautioned the public to limit its drinking. There was a collective response of...
Alexis Nikole Nelson: vegan, TikTok star, Black Forager
Alexis Nikole Nelson published her first TikTok post in March, foraging for food in her neighborhood instead of going to the grocery store. She woke up with tens of...
Practicing regenerative agriculture in the San Gabriel Mountains
Angeles Crest Creamery is a goat ranch in the San Gabriel Mountains. Drive barely an hour out of LA, and you’re in the forest with frolicking goats who are taken care of by...
Exploring the cultural context of eating fertilized eggs
Independent scholar and folklorist Margaret Magat describes eating balut, an embryonic egg enjoyed across the Philippines.
In the Weeds: providing a sense of home
Chef Natalia Pereira speaks about her respect for food because at certain points of her life it was scarce. For this week’s installment of “In The Weeds,” Pereira describes...