Heze sheep bone soup

This soup was some of the best I have ever had. The bones gave it an incredible richness and a milky white color

Tom teaches a cooking class!

Squeezed in between classes about composting and Chinese medicine, we made a basic fresh cheese, followed by two simple dishes of beets and kabocha squash


Do you have a sister? I have two, and as luck would have it, they’re both pretty great. Unfortunately, they live pretty far apart, so it’s kind of hard to see them in the same place. So when my little sister in Montana told me that my big sister was coming out from Indiana, and…

China milk museum!

Shanghai is a very good place to learn about milk. The city was one of the early centers of modern dairy in China, and is home to Guangming, a dairy concern that has since grown into one of the world’s largest food conglomerates. So it’s not surprising that Shanghai has a dairy museum, even less…