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I loved this idea of putting ingredients together and then coming up with something completely different. The idea of manipulating matter—it had a little bit of magic to it. I really got into cooking and slow food when I was at UC Berkeley. I lived right around the corner from Chez Panisse. So I became friends with that whole group through my roommate and through the next assistant in line, Varun Mehra, who became a really, really close friend of mine.
Whenever they would do events and things like that, I would volunteer. I was happy just to wash dishes. It was a pretty tight-knit group. I was an Art History and Italian double major.
I thought maybe fashion, maybe design. Maybe write about food? There was no dosage. At the time, people were getting their medical cannabis cards. The industry was lacking a beautiful product. I also knew that chocolates had a long shelf life because sugar is a great preservative. I had all sorts of business ideas. The thing about ideas is that you can come up with a lot of them, but you still have to do it.
So I just started doing it. I started testing recipes and playing with caramel. At one point I thought I was going to do truffles but the shelf life is not so great. I talked to different pastry chefs and all sorts of people from the community.
Liz told me to put some lemon into my caramel when I first started to help it from crystallizing. And I still do that with my recipe today. A lot of excitement, a lot of hurdles. When I first moved to L. I was eating at three or four different places a day, just getting meat sweats from eating all that food.
But it was a lot of fun. So I was writing, and then I was making the chocolate on the side. We cooked for Carlo Petrini, we cooked for a cardinal. Alice was very encouraging and we got to romp around Rome together, which was really fun.
She knew about my chocolates so she told the showrunner, Ari Fishman, and he reached out to me. So I did the first episode. But the production was just so nice and they made me feel so comfortable that I got into a groove. They asked me to keep doing more episodes and just like that, I became a co-host. I thought this was a great way to combine food with cannabis.
People can relate to food, to delicious cooking. My parents are very conservative. The process through the gut is slow, as the THC is absorbed through the small intestine and into the bloodstream. It eventually makes its way to your liver, where the organ may extract and metabolize some of it, making it available for your body to use. After that, it goes to your heart, which then pumps it into your brain. It's at that point when things get trippy.
That's because there are brain cells that have special cannabinoid receptors on their surface, which allows cannabinoids, including THC, to bind to them.
They're part of something called the endocannabinoid system. When your brain is flooded with cannabinoids, the behavior of those brain cells changes. And in turn, your experience changes as well, depending on where a particular receptor is located.
For instance, smoking pot can give you the munchies because the property of the neurons in the hypothalamus, which controls hunger, can be altered by incoming cannabinoids. He says that when altering the property of the neurons there, memories aren't properly stored. To have new ideas. If you accidentally consume too many miligrams of THC in one sitting you can flood your brain with too many cannabinoids, overwhelming your system.
As a result, you might end up anxious, dizzy, nausesous, and on a trip that might last several days. Wait at least an hour," says Vanessa Lavorato, the owner of Marigold Sweets, a maker marijuana-infused chocolates for dispensaries in Los Angeles. If it doesn't feel like enough then you can eat more after two hours.
The reason you have to wait for an effect when you eat edibles, but not when you smoke marijuana, is because of how the THC is absorbed into your system.
When you inhale marijuana smoke with THC in it, its quickly absorbed through your lungs and a whole bunch of the cannabinoids flood your brain at once. The effects are nearly instant. The process through your gut is slow. Lavorato recommends that beginners start off with five milligram doses of THC at the most. The edible's packaging should indicate how much THC is supposed to be in it. But, there's no regulation of edibles at this point, so you're relying on the manufacturer to tell you accurate information.
If you do go overboard, Lavorato has some sage advice, "You're in for the ride. You just gotta buckle up, put on a funny movie and just try to tell yourself that everything's going to be OK.
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Marigold Sweets Is Bringing the Slow Food Movement to Medicinal Marijuana which can go stale, and not many were making candy or confections, she joined True Humboldt, a co-op of local farmers in Humboldt County. Yet many of the trustworthy candies on the market—that is, those marked with dosage sourced from a consortium of permaculture farmers in Humboldt County. Photo: Courtesy of Vanessa Lavorato / @vanessamarigold. Learn about Marigold Sweets Co. including who they are, their products, and organic ingredients from the cream in our caramels to the Guittard chocolate.