Did you know that the average spice spans a 15-person supply chain before making it to your table? When Amanda Munden of Vecina Provisions heard this, she knew something had to change. When formulating her product, she wanted to work directly with smallholder farmers to elevate their status and tell their stories. And that she did. If you’re looking for an incredible, unique spice with just the right amount of heat, look no further than Vecina Provision’s Pasilla Chile Magic.[Read more…]
South by Southwest is almost here! The time of year when locals and visitors alike flock to the streets of Austin to celebrate culture, film, music, art, and food. Of course, this year, people across the world are flocking to their phones and computers, because SXSW 2021 is fully online! Although not quite the same as the Austin’s beloved annual (in person) festival, we are so glad that SXSW is still able to happen this year. I’m looking forward to being able to attend and participate in more events than ever before, using their online platform.
SXSW has an incredible history of giving back, something that is near and dear to my heart and so important to me when choosing organizations to support. Every year, they showcase world-changing non-profits from across the globe, invest in the local community, promote human rights, and support environmental protection.[Read more…]
A really good chocolate chip cookie just can’t be beat. I would even argue that they are the best dessert of all time! Chocolate chip cookies are classic and comforting, but the coolest part is that they can be made so many ways. Whether you like chewy, bakery-style cookies or giant, thick cookies or crispy and flat cookies, there’s definitely a perfect chocolate chip cookie for you in Austin.[Read more…]