Entries from September 2009

Stone Street Press Booknotes: “Herself Long Ago” –Six Irish Women, 1000 years ago: 8th-10th Century Irish Poetry. [Part One: Learning from the past.]

Published on September 30th, 2009 by Malachi

The Poetry of Irish Women- poets of the 8th-10th century. Their Ireland is an Ireland of Old ways and a New Church; an Ireland of Celts, of Celtic laws and tradition, full of families and kingdoms and poetry schools; full of poetry and epic and story and song and harp; an Ireland of beautiful books; an Ireland that feared Viking Invaders. An Ireland before there was an England, that brought Ireland to Scotland and down into the north of England. It was a world that knew a lot and still had much to learn.

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Garden Notes: More about Cilantro (–a miscellany)

Published on September 28th, 2009 by Malachi

Here are a few extra things about Cilantro –miscellaneous in the extreme. [] They make a Wheat-Beer in Belgium –Witbier– which has a Cilantro accented taste. Sounds interesting. But probably WAY overpriced, after the manner of all artisanal beers. (If they didn’t use such an expensive word, maybe they could make it for less.) [] […]

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Garden Notes: Cilantro. Or Culantro. Or Coriander. Or –Coriandrum Sativum

Published on September 27th, 2009 by Malachi

I LOVE cilantro. I love it in any and all forms. [] It is one of the first herbs that I plant. I harvest the seeds from last year’s crop. The cilantro plant produces an abundance of seeds. I usually let them dry in situ before harvesting them and storing them in smallish brown paper […]

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