The Circus Gardener's Kitchen

seasonal vegetarian cooking with a side helping of food politics

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cobnut and cacao nib ice cream

Nearly 70% of the world’s supply of cocoa comes from two west African countries, Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana. Despite being part of a lucrative market, cocoa farming in these countries often provides a below-poverty income for the farmers who actually produce the crop. The west African cocoa industry also has a long and scandalous history of child labour, which still persists to the present day. In large part this is […]

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