– by Zannie Rose
One of my early food memories is helping my grandmother in her kitchen by popping pea pods and collecting the peas in her colander. At home, we had boiled carrots and tinned peas, at school we had over cooked cabbage and at my auntie’s I discovered the more exotic kidney bean.
Nowhere did spinach feature on the menu. The closest I got to spinach was watching Popeye. Even when I lived in a vegetarian household in my 20’s where we shared an evening meal, spinach never appeared. With all its health benefits, it is a wonder I got this far in life without major problems due to insufficient consumption in the first half of my life! Read more »
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