L. Tims wrote:Ginger- okay this one's not really a replacement, it's in a lot of the usual blends. I don't know how it grows in places with cool summers though. I suspect it's like sweet potatoes in that it needs lots of heat to really thrive, but a modest harvest is possible anyways..
L. Tims wrote:
Ryan- some excellent ideas. I'm gonna be nitpicky though and say that capsicums are actually cooling and not warming. Also, bergamot isn't any hardier than regular oranges as far as I'm aware. I know Earl Grey tea is famously British but they don't actually grow the bergamots for the oil there (:
tony uljee wrote:yes the wasabi growing and selling get rich quick plan , i had grand visions of it ---but the kiwis and the chinese have beaten me to it ---they supply world demand it seems despite the reported shortage always being talked about , i do believe it has a potential here in ireland once it becomes available to a wider market---just we are slow here to mainstream accept things related to food--yes we have posh resturants and menus but we are only just getting the hang of pasta and rice over spuds as an option. I suppose if its marketed as a type of cabbage with a kick