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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Smooshy and dense, with a flavor that is earthy and slightly sweet, the red kidney bean has found its way to my plate; or rather to my small foldout table, 10,000 feet in the air.

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Tangy and slightly pungent with a hint of salty sweetness, roquefort is a type of sheep’s milk blue cheese.

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Crisp and chewy with an earthy bite; broccoli leaves are becoming one of my new favorite foods. I’ve been using them to make wraps. 

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Cloyingly sweet and slightly acidic and tangy, Marsala is an aperitif or dessert wine, very similar to port or sherry that is often used in cooking. 

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