Organic just tastes better? Or is it the garden sorrel?
Yesterday, I made the choice to buy most of my food organic. I may have to make some exceptions since organic food supply is not so easy to come by, but I'm not sure about that just yet.
In any case, yesterday, I bought a green that looked familiar, but it is most definitely new to my taste buds. I looked up the Hungarian translation to see what it is in English = garden sorrel?! Um, OK. I never heard of that. So I looked it up, and here is what I found: http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/s/sorcom64.html
Some interesting info on that site about the plant itself and cultivation. Makes me really wish I had land and a garden!
Anyways, it's not just this sorrel that has me pumped. I also got some tomatoes yesterday that were the best I have ever had.
My food has not tasted as good recently, and I think this was what I needed. The good thing, is that I was satisfied after a small amount of food last night and so far today. Not super small, just less than usual when my body said "Whoa, there, I've had enough."
So, I listened. And... funny thing, my blender is broken, so I just had a green salad for breakfast instead of a green smoothie! LOL, what a funnily, perfectly what I wanted... breakfast. ;)
I love sorrel. It is like lemons and spinach in the same plant. I usually grow it on purpose but it also sometimes self-seeds.
There are some foods that taste so much better to me organic, and they are usually what gardeners call "heavy feeders" - carrots, tomatoes, corn, peaches, eggplant, etc - a lot of foods with a high water content that taste like um, water unless they have really good, nutrient rich soil with a lot of minerals in it. When you have a superb tomato, you are tasting all the minerals in the soil.
That is so funny that you say that!!! I actually was confused for a minute because I am out of ACV and didn't think I had put any lemon on it, but it was sweet and sour at the same time! So good. Just like that. Lemons and spinach.
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