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three pounds in portland

three pounds in portland

Originally posted on q o o m u i:
. o n l y . e a t s .  nong’s khao man gai // pok pok restaurant // salt & straw // block 15 brewing company // picnic house // blue star donuts // stumptown // lardo // grassa // ruby jewel scoops // samurai blue sushi…

Anne’s Kombucha Review : Cranberry Lime

Anne’s Kombucha Review : Cranberry Lime

Had the exciting opportunity to write this Anne’s Kombucha Review! Have you ever heard of kombucha? Note: If you have ever purchased kombucha, you would have noticed that you grabbed it from the refrigerated section. Thus, I strongly suggest that you serve and drink it cold as well. Also, there will be some residue on … Continue reading

Kombucha

History: Kombucha is a simply, a fermented tea. It is created by kombucha culture which contains yeast(s) and the bacteria, Acetobacter. When the two of these come together, it forms a tangible and hard bio film. Kombucha is believed to have originated in China during the Qin Dynasty, dating back as early as 221 BC. Hence, … Continue reading

Backyard Bees Honey : Preface

Backyard Bees Honey : Preface

The first time I heard of Kelly Yrarrazaval was a week ago at Tustin Wholefoods in Orange County . Upon hearing the cliff notes version of the story, I was immediately intrigued and wanted to meet the co-founder of Backyard Bees.  Here is my elevator pitch: “Backyard Bees is a company that saves local hives when … Continue reading

Raw Honey Eats

Raw Honey Eats

History: Thanks to Winnie the Pooh, most of us know that honey is made from bees. But, how do they do it? Bees have a proboscis (think tongue), which is used to collect pollen and nectar. This is then stored in their “honey stomachs.” When filled, the stomach weighs as much as the bee itself … Continue reading