Tag Archives: raw food
HOW TO MAKE CEVICHE: A LESSON FROM A WISE PERUVIAN WOMAN

HOW TO MAKE CEVICHE: A LESSON FROM A WISE PERUVIAN WOMAN

Posted 16 March 2011 | By | Categories: Peru | 14 Comments

This recipe is NOT reproduced from a cookbook or from another website. The ingredients, quantities and preparation steps are recorded after visiting a local Mercado (market) in Trujillo, and watching a talented, little Peruvian woman named Estella prepare Ceviche in her own home.

VIDEO RECAP: WEEK 8

VIDEO RECAP: WEEK 8

Posted 28 February 2011 | By | Categories: Costa Rica, video | 1 Comment

Oh, what a week! I escaped from the vegan farm, and then proceeded to eat Costa Rican food and watched a spider spinning a web and chatted with a fellow Canadian that wants to take you OUT… Here are seven videos to get you on the road.

GALLERY: FEBRUARY IN COSTA RICA

GALLERY: FEBRUARY IN COSTA RICA

Posted 28 February 2011 | By | Categories: Costa Rica, Photo | 6 Comments

A selection of imagines from my month in Costa Rica.

LETTER HOME: THE SUN IS GOING TO RISE TOMORROW

LETTER HOME: THE SUN IS GOING TO RISE TOMORROW

Posted 27 February 2011 | By | Categories: Costa Rica, Reflection | 7 Comments

Dear Family and Friends, Sometimes life is challenging. And sometimes life provides the opportunity to sit on a beach for a week while reading classic travel literature and eating locally grown mangoes. This past week involved more of the latter than the former.

VIDEO RECAP: WEEK 7

VIDEO RECAP: WEEK 7

Posted 21 February 2011 | By | Categories: Costa Rica, video | 1 Comment

[FEBRUARY 14] On my walk down to the waterfalls today, I was suddenly accosted by a loud barking sound. Up in the trees were a couple of rowdy howler monkeys. Clearly celebrating Valentine’s Day. *          *          *          * [FEBRUARY 15] Each day I [...]

FILM: RAW FOR 30 DAYS

FILM: RAW FOR 30 DAYS

Posted 16 February 2011 | By | Categories: video | 3 Comments

As part of my stint on a raw vegan farm in Costa Rica for the month of February, I’ve been trying to do a bit of a “literature review.” This essentially means that I’m trying to explore as much information in the form of books, video and internet chatter on the subject of a raw [...]

VIDEO RECAP: WEEK 6

VIDEO RECAP: WEEK 6

Posted 14 February 2011 | By | Categories: Costa Rica, video | 3 Comments

[FEBRUARY 7] Sometimes a beautiful waterfall requires a skinny dipping session. Today was one of those days. *          *          *         * [FEBRUARY 8] Life on a raw vegan farm can be challenging. But it’s all about location location location. *       [...]

LETTER HOME: THE CONTEMPLATIVE CONVERSATIONALIST

LETTER HOME: THE CONTEMPLATIVE CONVERSATIONALIST

Posted 12 February 2011 | By | Categories: Costa Rica, Reflection | 6 Comments

Dear friends and family, It’s now been nearly two weeks since my arrival to Costa Rica. My location in the southern hills provides a gorgeous backdrop to this raw vegan cleanse of which I’ve embarked. It’s all very purgative, on many levels. There is a certain pulse to my days here. Each morning, shortly before [...]