Climate change can feel daunting and abstract, and many people feel the decisions they make don’t have a direct impact. But they are wrong.
The Visayan Islands are a large yet little-known group of islands in the center of the Philippines, home to around 20 million people speaking 30 indigenous languages, and 2000 native varieties of rice.
The acclaimed Indian novelist explores the history and flavors of one of gastronomy’s least explored territories: spices.
“Few indeed are the restaurant menus that mention the origin of the saffron or cardamom or nutmeg that is used in a dish.”