Friday, 23 March 2007


Thanks to Maggie again for showing us the way to find some more fascinating talks. I love Greek food and so thought this would be interesting.

The Colocasi Mystery: A Most Mysterious Plant

Discover the extraordinary storyof a food plant that travelled thousands of kilometres across the planet over three thousand years to eventually become the signature dish of Cyprus.
Dr Noris Ioannou, cultural historian and author, will give this fascinating talk on colocasi and its mysterious travels, cultivation and use as a defining feature of Greek-Cypriot cuisine in Cyprus and Australia, covering ethnobotany, folk customs and recipes.

When: 6pm, Thursday 26thApril
Where: Noel Lothian Hall, Botanic Gardens
Cost: Free!
Bookings essential – 8222 9311

I have put in a link to the Botanic Gardens Calendar.

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