Limoneira’s Third Quarter Offers Reminders Of Why Shares Are Undervalued

Limoneira's acquisitions boosting agribusiness output. East Area I is most significant real estate project, will bring $150 million to company. Strong earnings and updated guidance show financial strength of Limoneira. Back in August of 2013 I highlighted a small agribusiness company that was undervalued to the market. Limoneira … [Read more...]

Peru-based International Potato Center Lends Expertise to India

The International Potato Center, based in Peru, lent its expertise and more to sustainable agriculture initiatives in India. The most recent program was designed to help the Odissa state along the Indian east coast (by the Bay of Bengal) meet a growing local demand for potatoes. The International Potato Center – or CIP – is an organization … [Read more...]

Japanese Lemon Soufflé Cheesecake 日式舒芙蕾芝士蛋糕


Japanese cheesecake is light and fluffy – in contrast with its heavier, richer North American cousin. The recipe is based on a traditional soufflé with the creamy addition of cheese and flour for a more substantial texture. This popular version includes the zest of one whole lemon to add a fresh edge to the melt-in-your mouth goodness of this … [Read more...]

Classic Peruvian Ceviche

A ceviche, put simply, is fish cooked in fruit acids rather than by heat. It’s similar to the Italian carpaccio (raw meat with a lemony marinade) and is a classic Peruvian dish. The acids in lemons or limes cure the raw fish and it’s a dish often served with potatoes and a cold beer on a hot day. Ingredients: 1 pound white saltwater fish … [Read more...]

Korean Diet High in Antioxidants


A recent study by the National Institutes of Health found the traditional Korean diet to be high in antioxidants. The study examined 81 plant-based foods typical in the average Korean diet, using government data to compile the list; (the Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Survey or KNHANES V.) The foods came from 11 groups, including … [Read more...]

Hongniangzi Cocktail


A Hongniangzi is a typical Chinese cocktail, traditionally made with lotus white spirit, or Imperial Lotus White Chiew (御蓮白酒; pinyin: yà lián bái jiǔ; lit. "court lotus white liquor".) It is also sold as Lienhua Paichiew (Lotus Liquor.) It is a variety of kaoliang jiu (a sorghum liquor), infused with twenty medicinal herbs and was first … [Read more...]

Zhuang Preserved Lemons


Preserved or pickled lemons are an everyday staple of many cultures, including in certain regions of China, in Morocco and other parts of the Middle East and North Africa. In China, preserved lemons are a specialty of the Zhuang, the largest ethnic minority. Most of the Zhuang live in Guangxi. Preserved lemons – a combination of salty and … [Read more...]

Avocado- Lemon Hummus

football hummus avocado

  Ingredients         -1 can of white beans, drained and rinsed         -1 avocado, cubed         -juice from 1/2 of a lemon         -1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon of olive oil (a lower fat option: substitute oil for juice from the       beans)         -1/2 teaspoon sea … [Read more...]

Southern Style Bacon and Greens Salsa

Ingredients 8 bacon slices  1 (16-oz.) package frozen mixed greens, thawed and drained 1/2 medium-size sweet onion, chopped 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed 1 serrano Chile pepper, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons cider vinegar  Sweet potato … [Read more...]