Things that I have learned in this life:
Your tastebuds change over your lifetime and the sweetness of childhood
is more graphite on the adult palette, grape juice or oakened wine
Things such as salad, which taste like dirty water in various dressings, vinegarettes or sweetly sauces dressings, with crunchings and munchies with nuts, seeds and crispies.
Are greenery and bursting with mellowed flavours, …. Sensualism is about indulging the senses.
Taste and Smell are interconnected as is sight colours and contrasts, safe colours and dangerous colours, things that look safe to eat.
On the tongue, the mouth feel, the savoury to sweet, dry to succulent, moisture and mass
rolling and mangled on the tongue, releasing ever more flavour and textures.
Addiction, can be to many and anything really… Its a matter of knowing which is good and which is not and the best description that I have ever heard was:
good habits are difficult to start and bad ones are difficult to quit.
Why Elvis Presley Died and also:
We discontinue doing things that no longer lead to civilized conduct, except those who benefited from the old ways, it’s the same resistance to change that echoes…
From herbal teas to topical remedies, things direct from nature work and concentrates and purified versions work better, clinical testing reveals the how and the why.
From narcotic, to non, for pain freedom and spiritual beyond, sugar is the gateway to opiates, heroin, morphine and LSD oh My! Hallucinogenic, hash to Mushrooms, enhancing our perceptions, vamping the intensity, and increasing the importance of things which are unrelated, the pattern seeking mind often returns a false positive, and positive negatives, the counter-intuition, often truer than that confirmation bias we so seek.
Before we understood Germ Theory and the need for sanitation, people used whatever seemed to work, wonder about it later….
Kava, a root prized for its sedative and anaesthetic properties, is now beings served at a trendy Vancouver restaurant but B.C.’s top doctor is warning people be cautious when consuming. “It would be wise not to combine (kava) with anti-histamines or anti depressants,” said … Continue reading