Ever wondered what it’s like to intern at El Bulli? Here are two articles which describe the experience.
The glory of eggs.
I can’t wait to read this: Frank Dikötter’s Samuel Johnson Prize-winning new account of the 1958-1962 Great Famine in China.
Why industrial agriculture won’t feed the world – and why we need to stop industrial farms from denying us access to their operations.
The American Dietetic Association – an organisation providing supposedly objective and scientific advice on diet – has been accepting money from Coca-Cola and Pepsico. Not good.
The amazing ‘jellymongers’ Bompas and Parr organised a Rabbit Cafe in Brighton to celebrate Easter. It’s partly in celebration of the hundredth anniversary of the opening of the first Futurist restaurant. The Cafe, though, isn’t the first homage to Futurism’s fascination with food – this is an account of one recreation of the Futurist aerobanquet.
Civil Eats has produced another amazing infographic – this time charting how American diets have become progressively more calorific since the 1970s.
Lester Brown writes that we need close to 150 million tons of wheat to restore some semblance of stability in the world grain market.
Michael Bomford suggests that eating heavily processed food is more damaging to the environment than flying or shipping food thousands of kilometers around the world.
How does food reflect Britain’s social divide?
The UN confirms that eco-farming could feed the world.
It would seem that hipsters are moving in to farming too. (I keep imagining goats in skinny jeans.)
Matthew Norman‘s restaurant reviews remain the only reason to read the Telegraph.
The Guardian reports on the most incredible dirt-themed banquet created by ‘jellymongers’, Bompas and Parr.