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Kabocha (Japanese Pumpkin)

Kabocha (Japanese Pumpkin)

Kabocha or more commonly known as Japanese pumpkin is a common vegetable seen during late Summer and early Autumn. It is a beautiful squash similar to butternut squash, but has a more sweeter flavour in comparison. It has very moist and soft in texture. The skin is edible as well and it is what keeps the pumpkin intact. It is a common side dish in Japanese cuisine. 

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Ireland

Ireland

Ireland, a land full of culture and history, was a wonderful travel destination. It was refreshing to visit a country that valued and promoted the use of local produce and livestock. I admired the respect and appreciation the Irish have  for what mother Ireland provides them. Here, cows were fed grass, not corn; chickens were free-ranged and not pumped full of antibiotics; and sustainable farming practices were a commonplace rather than a luxury.

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