From our small corner of the planet we have watched the events of the past weeks unfold with increasing befuddlement. In a political climate where elections can be won by garnering the support of the hateful at worst, the scared at best, I have felt an urge to hold fast to the simple things. Things that make sense. Things that are pure in their simplicity and enjoyment. On a hot day like today it’s a small clam shaped plastic pool filled with cool water, small feet splashing and a dog chasing the hose. In keeping with our mood, we’re enjoying a lovely vegan banana split panna cotta. Simple to make and simple to enjoy….