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Food Links, 15.04.2015

Fresh produce from a community garden in  Gugulethu, Cape Town.

Fresh produce from a community garden in Gugulethu, Cape Town.

  • In praise of the food bank manager.
  • Rising temperatures may deplete fish stocks in the North Sea.
  • Fighting racism through cooking kebabs.
  • We all need to eat less meat.
  • ‘The Kraft/Heinz deal makes it “even more difficult for us to envision a world where we [have] a competitive market for food”.’
  • An overview of South Africa’s food systems.
  • Remaking pre-colonial American cuisine.
  • The libertarian embrace of the local food movement.
  • Recipes in newspapers from World War One.
  • India’s complicated relationship with alcohol.
  • Flavour and nutrition.
  • There is a market for ugly produce.
  • Tracing the history of peanut allergies.
  • Sound and taste.
  • Food safety and fermentation.
  • Cricket flour.
  • ‘The USDA’s National Agricultural Library hosts the Pomological Watercolor Collection, which contains images of different varieties of fruits and nuts, commissioned between 1886 and 1942.’
  • The Four Seasons Restaurant and the invention of the power lunch.
  • The invention of curry.
  • Persuading shoppers to use trolleys.
  • A defense of the breakfast sandwich.
  • The man who brought KFC to Britain vows never to eat it again.
  • ‘The pizza could be as popular a snack as the hamburger if Americans only knew more about it’.
  • How to make hash browns.
  • How to make maple syrup.
  • How to use up sweet potatoes.
  • How to use up molasses.
  • How to use up milk.
  • How to clean your kitchen.
  • Coffee in space.
  • ‘Texans and Vikings: not as different as one might think.’
  • The eighteenth-century vogue for asses’ milk.
  • Why truffles smell so interesting.
  • Unusual drinking experiences.
  • New cooking skills.
  • Photographs of Streit’s matzo factory in New York.
  • ‘Braun claims that he’s been riding his horse to the Taco Bell in Allen since he moved to the area eleven years ago.’,
  • All about vinegar.
  • Revisiting Marco Pierre White’s White Heat.
  • The joy of vegetarian cooking.
  • Tracing the history of rice pudding in the New York Public Library’s menu collection.
  • A month of being vegan.
  • Powdered peanut butter.
  • Daag.
  • ‘I do love watching the oblivious rich in surroundings of acute bad taste masquerading as good.’
  • The Birth of Saké.
  • A brief history of tea sets.
  • Books made out of gingerbread.
  • Peanut butter and jam muffins.
  • How to shower in a Portland coffee shop.
  • Cooking with Jane Austen.
  • A Japanese doughnut museum.
  • Embrace burned toast.
3 Comments Post a comment
  1. Reblogged this on fashion.

    June 8, 2015
  2. Another fascinating list as usual Sarah, I love the story about the girl using herbal essences in the cafe toilet…and a wonderful interview with the Four Seasons owner…thanks again!

    July 22, 2015

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