Food Links, 13.07.2011
This is possibly the best blog ever (other than this one, obviously): a guide to historic bars.
Ella McSweeney reports on proposed legislation in Ireland to ban the sale of raw – or unpasteurised – milk.
Ferran and Albert Adrià have opened tapas and cocktail bars in Barcelona: ‘We’ll do the impossible right away. For the miracles we need a little more time.’
This is a fantastic interview with food historian Steven Kaplan on food history.
Some lovely-looking American pie recipes.
Consider the bagel. Or the beigel.
How long can humans survive without food and water?
The Observer Food Monthly takes a look at a decade of eating in Britain – and at the top ten trends in food.
Madhur Jaffrey talks about her career.
The New York Times unpacks the marketing behind ‘functional foods’.
Wow, Georgia O’Keeffe had a taste for utterly revolting cooking.
Exploding watermelons demonstrate particularly well why it’s a generally a good idea to regulate properly what farmers may and may not use to fertilise their crops.