The World’s Most Famous Pastillas


Codonopsis astraggler and its relatives are widely recognized for their distinctive red peppers, and their versatility in cooking.In this story, we learn about the different types of the fruit and their medicinal properties.(Nicki DeMarco/The Washington Post)The most popular red peppers in the world, codonophones are also widely recognized as being highly nutritious.Codonophone is a red-colored […]

How to cook astragon, the Mediterranean food that’s made of the stuff


Health benefits of the ancient grain are being exploited by astragus growers, a new study says.The Mediterranean-style grain, made of starch from plants like the asparagus plant, has long been popular in the West, but the study suggests its popularity may be waning.The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, looked […]