Food Links, 13.03.2013
The commodity with the sharpest price increase this year? Tea.
Two articles on the ethics around eating quinoa.
How Americans buy food.
Rum replaces champagne in Britain’s basket of goods used to calculate inflation.
Honey laundering in China.
America’s agriculture is less productive than Bangladesh’s.
Pret a Manger’s very bad employment policies.
Why we should worry about Tesco‘s ‘indie’ coffee chain.
The trouble with fructose.
Are all calories equal?
The argument for introducing bison to the British countryside.
Why the Paleo diet is daft.
Fiction for people interested in food.
A review of EC Spary’s amazing looking Eating the Enlightenment.
A day in the life of a hamburger.
Jeffrey Steingarten bakes perfect coconut cake.
A table of prohibited substances.
Seven diets in seven days.
Part of Chez Panisse burns down; Noma poisons some of its customers.
A chart for making cinnamon buns.
Eleven facts about Guinness.
The tyranny of dining out.
London’s first cat cafe is set to open. (Thanks, Isabelle!)
Why you should add vodka to your tomato sauce.
How to make your own buttermilk.
Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality.
These are all courtesy of my Mum:
Are organic tomatoes more nutritious?
Introducing Fairtrade products to African markets.
A Victory Garden featuring superheroes.