Tagged: leaf

Momiji tempura

Tempura, the Japanese style of batter-fried food the is perhaps one of the most well-known exports the country has to offer. Crunchy tempura vegetables, shrimp, and chicken are beloved by citizens not only in...

Gordon Ramsay learns how to make cocaine

Cocaine is produced from the leaves of the coca plant (Erythoxylon coca). The plant grows almost exclusively in northern and western South America. Colombia is now the main producer of illegal cocaine with Peru,...

The history of tea

Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world after water –– and from sugary Turkish Rize tea to salty Tibetan butter tea, there are almost as many ways of preparing the beverage...

The curse of khat

Is Yemen a nation under the influence of drugs? Narcotic khat leaves are part of everyday life; the entire country slows down each afternoon as people young and old chew the leaves to gain...

Kale chips recipe

Kale is like the Nicolas Cage of Hipsterism. You find it everywhere! Hipsters use kale in smoothies and salads, wraps, pizzas, detoxifying teas, and even ice cream. Although vegetarians once laid claim to this...