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Food Links, 29.01.2014

  • The implications of falling bee populations for food security.
  • ‘The worst is being hungry. We rationed rice for four months one summer. A half cup a day each. You are shaky and can’t function well.’
  • Three freegans have been charged with theft.
  • ‘Forced to cut back on everything, she can’t even afford fuel to cook: “I just live on sandwiches. It feels like persecution”.’
  • Injecting antibiotics into eggs.
  • The politics of beer in Thailand.
  • The poverty line was designed on the assumption that ‘the housewife will be a careful shopper, a skillful cook, and a good manager who will prepare all the family’s meals at home.’
  • Mapping the consequences of global meat consumption.
  • What should we eat?
  • On freedom and the sugar tax.
  • ‘Lifesize cardboard cutouts of doctors and nurses in a supermarket caused a spike in sales of healthy food’.
  • The rise and rise of Domino’s Pizza in the UK.
  • The dangers of flatulent cows.
  • Why farmers eat badly.
  • Will Japan end its subsidisation of rice farmers?
  • Fewer young Britons are drinking.
  • The market for canned soup is shrinking.
  • What is the greenest substitute for cow’s milk?
  • Bill de Blasio eats pizza with a knife and fork.
  • On cherry pie.
  • 3D-printed pasta. And cake.
  • ‘the American Chinese restaurant – and especially the sprawling chaos of the Chinese buffet – has never been an entirely neutral gathering place.’
  • David Lynch cooks quinoa.
  • Starbucks has a new strategy.
  • Photographs of diners in New York City.
  • Writers and rum.
  • A pay-per-minute cafe in London.
  • The food of the Faroe Islands.
  • An interview with Oliver Peyton.
  • There’s a shortage of Velveeta. And rhubarb may disappear.
  • Close-ups of bees.
  • Making Japanese food in Sweden. (Thanks, Mum!)
  • Whale-flavoured beer.
  • A 1951 recipe book from the National Livestock and Meat Board.
  • How to make a manhattan.
  • A restaurant offering weed and sushi pairings.
  • Homemade cheese.
  • The world’s most expensive food.
  • A profile of Yotam Ottolenghi.
  • Grow your own cheese.
  • Veganuary.
  • The first Trappist brewery outside of Europe has opened in Boston.
  • Where to drink coffee in Dublin.
  • How to cook with blood.
  • Australia‘s first cat cafe.
  • The peanut butter jellyfish.
  • Is dry January really worth it?
2 Comments Post a comment
  1. Really interesting stuff in there – love them!

    January 29, 2014

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