They owned an island, now they are urban poor: the tragedy of Altamira
Construction of the Belo Monte dam has cast men, women and children who lived rich lives along the Xingu River to the outskirts of Altamira, Brazil’s most violent city. Here, to the sound of gunfire, they must live behind barred windows, and buy food with money they’ve never had – or needed before
How to Make Brined Olives. "My Greek grandfather used to start his olive cure by hanging the raw olives - each scored with a knife and dropped into a mesh bag - off a village shipping dock into the salty water of the Gulf of Patras.
Recipe for Frozen Coconut Limeade 5 cups ice cup Lite Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut (found in the alcoholic mixers aisle at the grocery store) Tbsp frozen Limeade concentrate (more or less depending on desired level of tartness) 3 Tbsp water
This is what chocolate looks like when it's first picked off the tree and cut open. Grenada, Belmont Estate, Cocoa Plantation The first people to use chocolate were probably the Olmec of what is today southeast Mexico.