Mustique is lush with coconut trees and I quickly discovered that the coconut is an integral part of island life. I find it endlessly inspiring because nearly every part can be used to add complexity and a spectacular tropical flavor to any dish.
Mozambique was once one of the largest coconut producers in the world. Today, reports estimate that as much as half of the country's coconut trees have been destroyed, making it impossible to sustain the same level of production.
My lactose intolerance began far ago in a long-away land known as Meredith Used to Only Eat Bread and Cheese. I have looked far and wide into milk alternatives for my iced coffee with a splash of cran, and I thought that I would share them with you.
Most organ meat is underrated, but lamb's heart is particularly delicious. I've only ever been able to get it from lamb vendors at the farmers' market; it's so unpopular they usually just give it to me for free.