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Posts tagged ‘Belgium’

Food Links, 23.01.2013

The surprising public health benefits of prawn farming in Senegal.

The ethics of vegetarianism.

How American taxes bailed out Big Food.

On Solms Delta – a truly remarkable South African wine estate.

How much milk should children drink?

One of France’s oldest cheeses is at risk of extinction.

Will Self on Britain’s food obsession.

The surprising history of the man who invented the chicken nugget.

How humans developed lactose tolerance.

Photographs of food trucks from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The science of processing chocolate.

Ten dishes to eat in Rome.

The surprising usefulness of vinegar.

Giles Coren‘s five favourite food books.

How to make Chinese pork jerky.

French honey.

The growing threat to Belgium’s chocolate industry.

How recipes are invented.

Books for coping with hangovers.

Are the menus in Chinese restaurants too long?

Classic dishes named after people.

A brief history of wine.

The origins of the word ‘booze‘.

Food Links, 09.01.2013

How Walmart is eating up the food system.

The implications of fracking for America’s food supply.

A guide to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.

Eating won’t give you cancer.

Food maps.

A guide to the hot chocolate of Belgium.

On the wildly popular Mission Chinese Food in New York.

Chocolate and coffee. Yum.

Eating offal in Japan.

The story of nutmeg.

How to eat a mielie in ten seconds.

A guide to eating in Seoul.

The rise of the supper club.

Mark Bittman on dal.

Real, working toy stoves for children.

Eating raw food.

How to cook a 14 inch-wide mushroom.

Edible design.

Mark Bittman on mushrooms.

What to eat in Kuala Lumpur.

How to make burrata.

Food in fiction.

Felicity Cloake on biryani.

How to make your own literary cocktails.

In praise of Meyer lemons.

The most amazing bars around the world.

How to make your own tofu.

These are courtesy of my mum:

Photographs of bread in Kashmir.

The Rahmens.

Reflecting on THAT New York Times review of Guy Fieri’s new restaurant in Times Square.

Food Links, 12.09.2012

How Walmart spread across the US. And how it uses design and logistics to be more efficient.

Britain’s changing diet. (Thanks, Morgan!)

Breastfeeding is a feminist issue.

The unrelenting cruelty of the meat industry.

Why we should all cook.

The extraordinary career of Mary Sia.

The fridge and the human food chain.

John F. Kennedy warns Americans that they’re getting fat.

Americans throw away nearly half their food.

Reading cookbooks as life stories.

The politics of food guides in Canada.

Eating Alabama.

A poster campaign to encourage people to eat local. (With thanks to David Worth.)

The return of wonky fruit and vegetables.

An interview with Thumi Gogela.

Diana Vreeland’s lunch instructions.

The campaign to end brunch.

A farm in a truck.

A shop in Japan which only sells plastic food.

A comprehensive guide to coffee.

Robots making noodles.

A history of the power lunch.

Underground restaurants don’t get more underground than this: a Finnish restaurant in a mine.

A typewriter cake.

I wept with laughter over this: cake in Belgium.

An A to Z of writers and food.

Will Self eats in Wigan.

The Cookie Monster‘s recipe for cookies.

Ten tips for styling and photographing food.

Chicken and waffle cupcakes.

Some amazing cake art.

A new way of separating eggs.

As I Lay Frying.

The discovery of salad.

Eight weird food museums.

Is Swedish Chef, Norwegian?

These are thanks to my eagle-eyed mum:

LunchBook.

Where can’t you buy Coke?

Roman mosaics of food and eating.

Cooking in the Boundary Estate.

Food Links, 08.02.2012

The World Food Programme spends £50 million on wheat from Glencore – a business which admits that it engages in food speculation, and despite the WFP’s commitment to buying its supplies from small farmers. But was Glencore the best option?

Mali faces a food crisis.

The future of food production – in Antarctica.

A new way for drug cartels to launder money: the fruit and vegetable trade.

An account of recent Egyptian history, from the point of view of Cairo’s Cafe Riche.

Commodities futures trading and market volatility – and the impact on food prices.

The link between political instability and food prices in Egypt.

Was the global food crisis really a crisis?

Early twentieth-century corsetry ads.

How to cook without a recipe.

The rise and rise of Belgian beer.

The strange appetites of Steve Jobs.

Jennifer Rubell’s food art.

Rethinking butter.

Iconic album covers recreated as pizzas.

The relative usefulness of poisonous food.

What do food writers eat when they write about food?

This is fantastic: They Draw and Cook is a collection of recipes illustrated by artists from around the world.

Last meals on death row.

The science of pickles.

An Ode to Pepper Vinegar.

Vegan foie gras. (Just non on so many levels.)

Pablo Neruda on soup.

So what exactly is Mexican street food?

Urban farming essentials.

Obesity soap.