Public service announcement: Yesterday, thousands of Capetonians lost their homes in a devastating fire which swept Khayelitsha and Du Noon. Equal Education is collecting non-perishable food, clothing, blankets, and, particularly, baby food and clothing for the victims. Donations can be dropped off at The Bookery (20 Roeland Street).
What food activists should focus on in 2013.
Trish Deseine’s wish list for the new year.
Growing food in the desert.
The strange ingredients of 2012.
Why can’t India feed its people?
Food infographics from 2012.
The declining sales of organic produce.
The legacy of a mission orchard in Tucson, Arizona.
Can soup make Detroit a better city?
On Chicago‘s urban farm district.
The Pig Genome Project and bacon.
Tim Hayward on the vogue for the local.
Why ‘natural‘ snack foods aren’t all that ‘natural’.
How precise do recipes need to be?
Super cheap caviar.
Why does Britain love instant coffee so much?
Fifteen of Africa‘s favourite dishes.
An interview with Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen.
Why preserves are back in fashion.
Coffee as a remedy against the plague.
A sensory wheel for rooibos tea.
Cadbury’s non-melting chocolate.
A silk scarf that looks incredibly like bacon.
Hemingway’s favourite cocktails.
The New York Times reviews Bee Wilson’s Consider the Fork.
Poets‘ favourite recipes.
The pop-up restaurants of Buenos Aires.
Why Coke cost a nickel for seventy years.
Did the Dogme manifesto *really* change Danish cooking?
Martha Stewart, beloved of hipsters.
How food is made to look good on television.
How best to juice a lime.
The rise of eating competitions.
Unusual cooking techniques.
These links are courtesy of my mum:
‘Treacle‘ from animals?
The International Banana Club Museum.
Why do Japanese politicians wave fish?
A love story in fifteen cookies.
The world’s biggest wholesale fish market – in Tokyo – is to be redesigned.