May 30

Seeds of Time

I am trying to imagine a fantastic voyage from Norway to the Middle East in a beamy wooden sailing boat built for arctic voyaging carrying nothing but a small box of seeds.

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Heritage Grains
The One's Show for Larceny
   Harvest
Until the Sun Came Up the Mouse
   stayed down.
From the Grains Came the Rains
Before the Torch, There was Fire
   and ice.

Newroz Bakery and Restaurant

Four years ago, the owner of Newroz Restaurant lamented the dearth of local oven-makers skilled enough to replicate the traditional Kurdish tandoor oven necessary to bake proper naan.

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