Mango Fermentation / Pickling

The mangoes at Sol de Minca are some of the most delicious that we have tasted. We shared our recipes of fermentation and pickling so that this taste can be persevered and relished throughout the year. Diced and grated raw mango

Sol de Minca / MoMa

Viviana calls her 2 year old house at Sol de Minca, MoMa-Montaña Mágica. She hosted us at MoMa for 2 weeks and allowed us to play with the house to make it more functional.   Before  /  After   Details  

Sol de Minca

While in Palomino, we were invited to Minca, also known as the 'ecological capital of Colombia' by Viviana and her lovely family. The family takes care of a beautiful forest, which they call Sol de Minca, nestled in the northwestern mountains of La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. We spent 2 very special and memorable... Continue Reading →

Fermentation / preserving food

As we began to farm and harvest, we realised that we also needed to learn how to preserve food for longer. There were times when we had too much of a vegetable and there were times when we had nothing. There were also times when we could not farm or harvest because of the rains.... Continue Reading →

Deep into the heart of India

As I changed one bus after another and finally reached after 16 hours, I was overwhelmed with the landscape and people of Madhya Pradesh. Farmers have tilled their farms recently after the harvest of moong. They wait, as do their dry and thirsty land, for monsoon and the next crop. In the middle of several hundreds... Continue Reading →

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