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Empires of food. Feast, famine and the rise and fall of civilizations.

By Evan D. G. Fraser and Andrew Rimas.

Random House, 2010

As I turn the last page of this amazing book I feel a swarm of ideas and concerns. 437 more words


Celebrate your love for food with Gousto!

Gousto enables you to choose and cook scrumptious meals without any of the faff. No traipsing, trekking or trying to make time you don’t have. They send you quality ingredients in exact portions, and easy-to-follow recipe cards that let you cook like the Fonz of food. 338 more words


Bittman: butter is better

As usual, Mark Bittman makes a big impression, simply by speaking common sense. Stop making crappy fat in bulk. Use real fat if you’re going to use it. 24 more words


What not to put in your cake

Marijuana use is being legalized–or sought out for legalization–in an increasing number of states, despite the federal government’s stance against it. The key argument in favor is a plea for the well-being of those whose terminal or debilitating illnesses–or the drug regimens for treating them–cause pain and nausea that respond better to marijuana than anything else on the market. 610 more words

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Farm To Table, New Orleans, August 8-10 2015

The 3rd Annual Farm to Table International Conference is scheduled for August 8-10, 2015, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. F2Ti features the brightest thought leaders and leading practitioners in the burgeoning farm-to-table movement. 241 more words


Gazette May-June 2015

In this month’s installment of my award-winning blog (still thrilled!): Food politics is dominated by climate and water issues, mainly the drought in California, and chicken and egg dilemmas; join the dots, it’s all connected. 326 more words


Trans fats are out: 8 things to know about artificial trans fats and the recent FDA ban

On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined that it will no longer consider food products containing partially hydrogenated oils, the primary source of artificial trans fat, as “generally recognized as safe.” As a result, the FDA ordered food manufacturers to remove partially hydrogenated oils from their products. 553 more words