Food Links, 08.05.2013
More Britons than ever before are dependent on food banks.
The $1 McDonald’s meal has failed to lift sales.
Bananas and oil in Ecuador.
How safe is American meat?
Tesco pulls out of the US.
A history of United Farm Workers.
A fat-fuelled power station.
Cheddar cheese is to be used as security for a pension fund.
David Chan, who has eaten at 6,297 Chinese restaurants.
Rogue sugar shacks in Quebec had best be on their guard.
The Ghanaian food revolution.
‘Cooked is only half-cooked, at best.’
Where to have afternoon tea in Cape Town.
Has the cupcake boom gone bust?
The 1961 Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook.
Lessons from a month of being vegan.
The new wave of London street food.
The day coffee stopped working.
A scratch-and-sniff food magazine.
Romain Jimenez, toasted cheese seller.
Tea and flies with Kermit the Frog.
Pantone for chocolate lovers.
A 15,000 year-old pot for making fish soup.
How do you pronounce ‘scone‘?
A beer drinker’s guide to Bratislava.
Rediscovering Russian food and produce.
A cafe built out of recycled cardboard.
The man who invented the thermos flask.
Elaborate latte art.
A brief history of sausage rolls.
New York Times‘s correspondents describe their favourite watering holes.
The cake that looks like a Mondrian painting.
Eighteenth-century sugar cakes.
How to make a sweet souffle.
Twenty strange things to eat.
A Russian TV chef has apologised for comparing chopping herbs to the slaughter of Ukrainian villagers. As you do.
Still laughing about hipster meals: “Rooftop-farmed pig ears with persimmons and fennel slaw.” Brilliant!
They are! And scarily similar to some meals I’ve eaten in hipster cafes…