HALF OFF GREEN SCENTS. Leafy, lush, herbaceous, fresh. These are all scents green. Nitrogen loving stalks, grasses, fronds, corkscrewing ringlets, prehensile vines, and leaves as big as elephant ears. Use GREEN at checkout.

Tamarind absolute

Gelatinous, garnet colored, sour and smoky aroma with notes of tree bark and sandy soil. I made this organic extract from long term tincture of Tamarindus indica fruit pulp, with 95% of the ethanol reclaimed for reuse. Tamarind is native to tropical regions in Africa, although it has been naturalized in the Indian subcontinent. The fruit has a hard shell. As an indehiscent legume, it must be split open manually to remove the soft flesh. This is what I tinctured. Interestingly, the pulp's jelly texture is mirrored in its absolute.
 
Photo: my handmade tamarind absolute.
 
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