On Saturday mornings the open-air Eastern Market in downtown Detroit introduces me to some wacky plants and vegetables . Last year I met my first Romanesco.
Romanesco tastes like a sweet, nutty cauliflower. With its interesting logarithmic spirals and fractal pattern, it looks exactly like the plant-life I imagined on Perelanda, the planet of C. S. Lewis’s imaginative sci-fi Space Trilogy. In a beautiful hymn called Bring Many Names, Brian Wrendescribes the God who creates such a whimsical, edible, and mathematical masterpiece, the God who is: