abortion and procrastination don't mix well.
Friday, 14 September 2018

Before Food Trucks, Americans Ate 'Night Lunch' From Beautiful Wagons

quote [ They were the ancestors of the modern diner. ]

[SFW] [food & drink] [+5]
[by arrowhen@3:04pmGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 6 September 2018

A Short History of America's 'Tamale Wars'

quote [ Their popularity made for some bloody turf wars. ]

Remember we stopped for tamales last time?
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:18amGMT] [4 comments]

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Evidence of 7,200 year old cheese in Croatia

quote [ Analysis of fatty residue in pottery from the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia revealed evidence of fermented dairy products?soft cheeses and yogurts?from about 7,200 years ago. "This pushes back cheese-making by 4,000 years," said Sarah B. McClure, associate cheese professor of cheese anthropology. ]

In the beginning, there was cheese...

[SFW] [food & drink] [+2]
[by Ankylosaur@11:58pmGMT] [7 comments]

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Fighting the vanilla thieves of Madagascar

quote [ How vanilla became one of the world's most expensive - and dangerous - ingredients ]

Up on high where the wild foam vanilla baths flow
[SFW] [food & drink] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:40amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

The Disturbing Fate of a Planet Made of Blueberries

quote [ You?ll never look at blueberry jam the same way again. ]

Blueberry, very blue
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Funny]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:10amGMT] [15 comments]



Friday, 27 July 2018

The Fish That Gave Too Much

quote [ The Italian fish sauce?colatura?is made from anchovies and literally adds the Mediterranean into the famously healthy Mediterranean diet. So many good things, however, have a downside. ]

Spreads it around with anchovies
[SFW] [food & drink] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:50amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 19 July 2018

The history behind the way Americans use forks

quote [ Using a round-ended knife and not having a fork, one would either have made considerable use of the fingers conveying solid foods to the mouth or made do with the spoon. This raises and interesting, if not conjectural, point. Americans often comment that Europeans use their forks ?upside down.? ]

Intercontinental dining manners.
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:18pmGMT] [9 comments]

Inside the World's Only Chile Pepper Research Institute

quote [ The center has spread spicy knowledge for decades. ]

Now I put the pepper on my tongue
[SFW] [food & drink] [+5 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:05amGMT] [5 comments]

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

French Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Militant Vegans

quote [ Butchers are an integral part of French life, and are known for carefully sourcing their meat. But now some are being targeted by extreme vegans who use vandalism to draw attention to their cause. ]

Foobar was concerned about militant vegans. I think this fits that description more.
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Informative]
[by biblebeltdrunk@8:52pmGMT] [11 comments]

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Prelude: All about Flour

quote [ Flour Treatise - Non frames ]

Exact US equivalents for European flours do not exist. Different categories are used in each country as universally accepted nomenclature does not exist in this field. A clear and concise description of the differences in flour in France and the US can be found in a text authored by Bilheux, Escoffier, Herve, and Pouradier (2). The discussion lends itself as much to the description of the characteristics of Italian flour as to French.

[SFW] [food & drink] [+3 Original]
[by lilmookieesquire@7:41amGMT] [0 comments]



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