Catching Sunlight in Cucumbers

Even before the push towards seasonal eating, which focuses on meals that include the produce that is in season (hence the name), some foods were defined by when they were ripe. In Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, mad men tried to extract sunlight from cucumbers, and it’s easy to see why they’d try it: cucumbers, despite their cool, refreshing nature, taste like summer. Read More Catching Sunlight in Cucumbers