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Food Links. 03.10.2013

  • Ending hunger with the ANC and the Economic Freedom Fighters.
  • Farm workers need healthcare too.
  • ‘It has been estimated that Colombian [coffee] plantations would have to be moved up by 167m for every degree of warming.’
  • Pret a Manger, Pizza Express, and Strada don’t appear to have paid their taxes recently.
  • The disease killing piglets in China and the United States.
  • Why a recent paper by Tim Noakes on his high-fat, low carbohydrate diet, amounts to bad science.
  • The US food stamp programme is about to have its budget cut.
  • Aubergines will not cure colon cancer.
  • Butter is not bad for you.
  • Which is healthier: coffee or a smoothie?
  • Using sewerage as fertiliser.
  • How Starbucks went from six cafes in 1984, to 18,000 outlets in 2013.
  • Making crockery out of soil dug from San Francisco’s tenderloin.
  • What really happened when Stella Liebeck sued McDonald’s for selling too-hot coffee.
  • ‘the chilies for Sriracha need to be processed within a day of being picked.’
  • In fact, the Sriracha factory may well cease to function.
  • Thieves steal baked beans – and other food heists.
  • Where Lou Reed liked to eat.
  • Why was so much vitriol directed at the most recent series of Great British Bake Off?
  • ‘I hate to be the one to break it to you – but Bangkok is not in Malaysia.’
  • On buttermilk.
  • Why some food is addictive. (Thanks, Emma!)
  • Inside-out toffee apples.
  • Mint chocolate-flavoured crisps.
  • Kitchen rules to live by.
  • The language used to sell tomatoes.
  • A very big oyster.
  • An interview with Nigella Lawson.
  • Increasing numbers of graduates are becoming farmers.
  • Fruit-themed bus shelters.
  • Why do kettles whistle?
  • The Copenhagen restaurant which uses food past its sell-by date. (Thanks, Ester!)
  • The recent crazes for kale and morogo.
  • Understanding Korea through its food.
  • The fish and chip shop with its own artist-in-residence.
  • A cake in the shape of a unicorn.
  • Fanny Cradock cooks an omelette.
  • Bill Buford on Alain Ducasse.
  • Literary meals.
  • The fruit and nut exhibition at the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition (1909).
  • How to make pentagram pie.
  • A brief history of fake blood.
  • Feed the Beast: the world’s only horror cake shop.
  • These are courtesy of my mum:
  • Is gin the answer to your matrimonial problems?
  • Middle-class food crazes.
4 Comments Post a comment
  1. Thanks for the mention!

    October 30, 2013
  2. vicki (skiourophile / bibliolathas) #

    Yeah! Happy butter news!

    November 1, 2013

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