GUACAMOLE

guacamoleCreamy, zingy, and spicy, guacamole is a delicious addition to any number of dishes.

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MASCARPONE

"I love the way soft white cheese such as ricotta or the creamier mascarpone reflect the milieu in which an animal has been raised." ~ Y.Ottolenghi

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UMEBOSHI PLUM

Puckery, astringent and strangely satisfying after the initial impact on my palate; umeboshi plums are a type of pickled/salted Japanese plum.

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AMOUR EN CAGE (PHYSALIS)

Ever so mildly tart and juicy, with the sweet earthiness akin to that of a cherry tomato, physalis peruviana was an enjoyable little addition to my evening meal.

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RED PALM OIL

Earthy, with a musky sweetness, tasting red palm oil is an interesting experience. Something about the way it tastes and smells reminds me of wet leaves.

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CATSUP (ketchup)

Savory, sweet, salty, earthy, in short, very umami; a good catsup seems to hit all the flavor notes in the palate.

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