Epazote, Chenopodium ambrosioides

You know how sometimes, when you’re genuinely trying to find information on something via Google, you end up wandering off the trail and manage to find something unexpected? Well, that happened to me this morning.

Epazote, Chenapodium ambrosioides
Epazote, used to season some Mexican foods

I found epazote!

Okay, to explain:

Last summer, our Haitian friend Chewan visited and collected¬†some moringa shoots and leaves. He’s always excited when he discovers something “from home” around here.¬†Sometimes we have very different uses for the same plant and so it becomes a learning experience for both of us.

That particular day, he spied a bushy plant that I was planning to dig out Continue reading “Epazote, Chenopodium ambrosioides”