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Food Links, 12.02.2014

  • The complicated process of signing up for Food Stamps.
  • Tobacco, guns, and food.
  • The politics of meat in South Africa.
  • Vegetables are not elitist.
  • The return of the Dust Bowl.
  • Do not take DNP to lose weight.
  • How many hours of minimum wage work it takes to earn a beer.
  • More than half the advertisements shown by South Africa’s national broadcaster are for junk food.
  • What happened when California legalised selling food made at home.
  • ‘The Netherlands ranked as the easiest country in the world in which to find a balanced, nutritious diet.’
  • How tastes have changed in the wake of the horsemeat scandal.
  • The rise and rise of bluefin tuna.
  • Why it’s so difficult to ascertain what’s good to eat.
  • A new, simpler test for coeliac disease.
  • The dark side of the truffle trade.
  • Getting married at the Iowa Bacon Festival.
  • A review of Andrea Stuart’s Sugar in the Blood.
  • What writers eat in Paris.
  • Cooking with maple syrup.
  • Taking babies to restaurants.
  • Americans discover squid. And Marmite.
  • Travels in German food.
  • Don’t knock Nando’s.
  • ‘Kasabian have revealed that a track on their as-yet-untitled new album, due this summer, contains lyrical reference to last year’s horsemeat scandal’.
  • The earliest African-American cookbooks.
  • Did you celebrate World Nutella Day?
  • Where to eat breakfast and brunch in Melbourne.
  • ‘Three-quarters of France’s 110,000 restaurants now include burgers on their menus.’
  • How to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew.
  • Artisanal toast.
  • Are Italians changing their eating habits?
  • Planetary structural layer cake.
  • The best breakfast for a hangover.
  • Dumb Starbucks.
  • Americans love pizza.
  • Why food smells so good when you’re very hungry.
  • The origins of the myth of having to drink eight glasses of water a day.
  • Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida’s photographs of small people with food.
  • A guide to tea from Africa.
  • Goats in jerseys.
  • On fonio.
  • Where to eat and drink in London.
  • Vegan comfort food.
  • Where does your tuna come from? (Thanks, mum!)
  • Edward Hopper’s ‘Tables for Ladies‘.
  • Thug Kitchen. (Thanks, Steph!)
6 Comments Post a comment
  1. Your round ups of links suck me in and suddenly I’ve lost a couple of hours with fascinating reading. Thanks for including one of mine – an honour.

    February 12, 2014
    • And thank you for writing such a fabulous guide. -Sarah

      February 12, 2014
  2. So many gems, as usual. Off to find a shoe and (pretty rare in Australia now!) a wine bottle with a cork.

    February 12, 2014
    • Glad you like them! Greetings from a very hot Joburg too. -Sarah

      February 12, 2014
  3. Reblogged this on Glenda the Good Foodie and commented:
    Food Stamps Process

    February 12, 2014
  4. The Good News #

    Regarding celiac disease testing, holistic practitioners already have an easier way. Avoid all four glutens (wheat, rye, oats, and barley) then reintroduce one at a time with three days in between each one. That way you know which ones effect you and which ones don’t.

    Still, if the can develop a simple blood test, that would be awesome.

    February 12, 2014

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