Posts Tagged: Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science
Soon the quince and almonds will burst into bloom. Soon the honey bees will be buzzing all over them. And soon will be the third annual "The Feast: A Celebration with Mead and Honey," formerly known as the "Mid-Winter Beekeepers'...
A honey bee foraging on a flowering quince on Jan. 21, 2015. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A honey bee on a honey comb. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
You can make a meal out of mealworms. It's cricket to eat Cambodian crickets. And who wouldn't want a plate of teriyaki grasshopper kebobs paired with Rubicon Angus Scottish Ale? "Don't worry, be hoppy," said celebrity bug chef David George...
Flavored meal worms were first on the menu. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Pope of Foam" Charlie Bamfroth talked about why he paired certain beers with bugs.
Javier Miramontes and Anne Schellman played with their food, a Cambodian cricket.
These things go together: Ham and eggs, macaroni and cheese, and beer and bugs. Beer and bugs? Definitely! Haven't you ever had a few crickets with your Kölsch? Well, you will if you attend the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food...
Would you eat honey bee larvae? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Wax moth larvae: good source of protein? And throw in a few small hive beetles for good measure? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Okra. You either love it or hate. If you hate it, it's probably because of its characteristic "slime" that it produces. It's a mucilaginous plant. If you love it-- absolutely love it--you may be from the Deep South, where okra is king. They bread...
A garden spider wraps its prey, a honey bee, in The Good Life Garden. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Garden spider struggles with its prey, a honey bee. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
If you want to know more about honey and pollination, then mark your calendar for Saturday, Oct. 27. That's the date of the debut event of the newly established Honey and Pollination Center of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science...
A frame of honey from the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ready to greet visitors are RMI executive director Clare Hasler-Lewis (left) and event coordinator Tracy Dickinson. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
RMI executive director Clare Hasler-Lewis at the RMI's Silverado Vineyards Sensory Theatre. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)