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Food Links, 29.04.2015

In Gaborone, Botswana.

In Gaborone, Botswana.

  • Endemic alcoholism in the Cape Winelands.
  • Newfoundland’s cod stocks are rebounding.
  • Should South African open up its poultry market to cheap American imports?
  • Stories from the food bank.
  • ‘Even with the country’s wealth of water, less than 10 per cent of people in Accra have reliable in-house taps, and less than half even have a shared tap on their property.’
  • MS Swaminathan on the Green Revolution in India.
  • A guide to egg labels in the US.
  • Cooking for mental health.
  • Climate change and wine.
  • What does ‘natural‘ mean?
  • What the collapse of Tesco says about contemporary capitalism.
  • France’s ‘gastrono-diplomacy‘ drive.
  • The rise and fall of the avocado.
  • ‘I drink organic milk on welfare grounds, yet I have farmer friends who … would never switch to organic for the same reason…’
  • On orthorexia.
  • Kraft’s new boxed macaroni and cheese will not be any healthier.
  • Beyond Meat.
  • McDonald’s vs Shake Shack.
  • Postdomesticity and butchery.
  • Spam in Korea.
  • Spam in Hawaii.
  • The truth about drinking.
  • Is cafeteria food the best?
  • On food and cool.
  • Kalk Bay’s fishermen.
  • Jackson Pollock, cook. (Thanks, mum!)
  • Jackson Pollock’s lemon pudding.
  • A culinary tour of Cuba.
  • Eating in China’s Paris.
  • Ina Garten’s dinner party tips.
  • Bullies don’t make good chefs.
  • How to make ramen.
  • A hundred issues of the Observer‘s Cook magazine.
  • Make your own kombucha.
  • What 2,000 calories looks like.
  • Orange wine.
  • What is the greenest tea?
  • The lamingtonut.
  • Researching ancient sheep DNA.
  • An alimentary lexicon.
  • A new way to whip cream.
  • Green or red tractors?
  • Patti Smith’s lettuce soup recipe.
  • Picnics in art.
  • Eating in Hue, Vietnam.
  • Baking without measuring.
  • Pineapple fibres.
  • ‘But how do we know what it tastes like? The problem with lethal doses of poison is, there aren’t a lot of tasters’ notes.’
  • Eat more reindeer.
  • Uber’s fast-food service in New York.
  • An introduction to romanesco broccoli.
  • A ranch run by nuns.
  • ‘We had to call the restaurants Indian, because nobody knew what Bangladesh was! We named ours Gandhi, because people knew Gandhi from the movies. Our next place was called Passage to India. That was another movie!’
  • The Japanese cheesecake craze.
  • The fig underground.
5 Comments Post a comment
  1. Sara Davis #

    Thanks for the link!

    May 1, 2015
  2. Lamingtonut… Things Have Gone Too Far! 😉
    Great links, as always.

    May 2, 2015
    • I KNOW! It’s appalling…and yet strangely compelling…

      Glad you liked them!

      May 2, 2015
  3. Reblogged this on Vallarta Salads and commented:
    Some interesting links about food news in all the world:

    May 19, 2015

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