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Food Links, 19.03.2014

  • ‘The days bled into years. Hang. Rehang. Pull guts.’
  • There is still widespread mislabelling of meat sold in the UK.
  • McDonald’s employees are suing the chain.
  • A photo essay on the fishermen of Kalk Bay in Cape Town.
  • Does it matter that there is azodicarbonamide in a lot of processed food?
  • ‘Behind the counter at a café sit two five-gallon tanks of bottled water hooked up to the coffee machines. At a local eatery, when I order a soda, the bartender explains that it comes from the tap. “Are you sure you don’t just want bottled water?” he asks.’
  • Nogales and America’s supply of vegetables.
  • The ‘meatification‘ of our diets.
  • The rising price of breakfast.
  • On Pizza Hut’s 2,880-calorie pizza.
  • ‘Thousands of young people in Britain have been forced to go without food or other essentials after their benefits were wrongly stopped under a “draconian” new sanctions regime’.
  • FoodCycle.
  • How common is salmonella in eggs?
  • Food waste around the world.
  • McDonald’s in Vietnam.
  • How to make strawberries delicious again.
  • The bacon-scented alarm clock.
  • The five-second rule is worth obeying.
  • It’s alright to eat sugar – in moderation (even is it the worst thing in the world).
  • ‘He had bet he could drink 15 absinthes in succession while eating a kilo of beef. After the ninth, Théophile Papin, of Ivry, collapsed.’
  • World’s End Pie.
  • ‘I used to say that all I had left in life was my integrity and my cleavage. Now it’s just my integrity.’ Rest in Peace, Clarissa Theresa Philomena Aileen Mary Josephine Agnes Elsie Trilby Louise Esmeralda Dickson Wright.
  • The rise and rise of Japanese cuisine.
  • Why add chicory to coffee?
  • Hampton Court’s chocolate kitchen.
  • Cooking with Harper Lee. (Thanks, mum!)
  • The first ‘British‘ restaurant in China.
  • An appeal for help about potatoes.
  • Deborah Levy’s Diary of a Steak.
  • Why is caffeine so addictive?
  • Cookbooks as science fiction.
  • The significance of tea jars in Japan up until the end of the seventeenth century.
  • Lentil cookies.
  • How to be a vegetarian in Paris.
  • Eating terrible food with the super rich.
  • Maps of countries made of their national foods.
  • What to do with leftover mashed potato.
  • Where to drink coffee in Chicago.
  • The EU may ban foreign cheese manufacturers from using names like ‘feta’ and ‘Parmesan’.
  • Five ways to use one batch of bread dough.
  • Understanding umami.
4 Comments Post a comment
  1. I feel better about being a raw batter eater now! Great links, as always.

    March 19, 2014
    • Ha! I do too – and glad you like them. -Sarah

      March 19, 2014
  2. I loved the food maps of countries: *waves from the Island of Biscuits*

    March 19, 2014
    • They’re wonderful! And biscuits are just *so* appropriate. -Sarah

      March 20, 2014

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