Food Links, 02.11.2011
On famine and food in North Korea.
How hummus conquered Britain.
How to taste wine without sounding obnoxious.
Cape Town appears in the London Review of Breakfasts.
More evidence that healthy people shouldn’t take vitamin supplements.
Beer and the ethics of food blogging.
Allegra McEvedy discusses her knife collection.
The New York Times awards Imperial No. Nine no stars in a scathing review – and here are some of the worst lines, presented by kittens.
The link between obesity and the incredible increase in rates of type 2 diabetes in the UK.
So who is Ruth Bourdain?
Will the cupcake ever die? (Thanks Jane!)
How to make sloe gin. (The answer? Sloe-ly. *ahem* Sorry.)
The empty pantry: food insecurity in the United States.
Jay Rayner waxes lyrical about a new food venture in London, Brixton Village.
China seems to re-think its embrace of industrial agriculture.
How to make vanilla extract.
Peanut butter and climate change.
The ten best and worst aspects of America’s food scene.
On cooking sous-vide. (Thanks Dad!)
Ten food myths debunked. (Thanks Mum!)
How to eat the rich.