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Sunday, 11 April 2021

The rice of the sea

quote [ In southern Spain, however, the team?s first marine garden suggests potential average harvests could be about 3.5 tonnes a hectare. While the yield is about a third of what one could achieve with rice, León points to the potential for low-cost and environmentally friendly cultivation. ?If nature gifts you with 3,500kg without doing anything ? no antibiotics, no fertiliser, just seawater and movement ? then we have a project that suggests one can cultivate marine grain.? ]

? octopus's garden ? humm-humm.
[SFW] [food & drink] [+9 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:27pmGMT] [3 comments]

A pigment from red cabbage could help turn your favorite foods blue

quote [ Natural cyan might one day replace synthetic dyes ]

Don't tell me you're too old for blue food
[SFW] [food & drink] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:11amGMT] [6 comments]

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Tangential Juice Innovation

quote [ The story of how we got the juice box is really the story of how we got a lot of other things first. And those things look like rabbit holes. ]

We want a juice box! A juicy juice box!
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:11amGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 22 March 2021

THE HORSE MEAT VIGILANTE

quote [ From his secret compound, Richard Couto stages undercover buys to bring down unlicensed slaughterhouses. Police say they?d be happy to work with him, if only he?d follow the rules. ]

Horse radish with horse meat
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:26amGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 26 February 2021

Baffled Canadians Spread Reports Of 'Hard' Butter

quote [ "Palmatic acids are actually quite expensive, but they're cheaper than getting new cows in a barn for sure," he says. ]

Ahh, the flavours of food chemistry!
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:52amGMT] [5 comments]



Thursday, 25 February 2021

Marketing That Sticks

quote [ From Big Red to Juicy Fruit to brands not made by Wrigley, chewing gum has surprisingly catchy and effective marketing with a lasting impact on pop culture. ]

Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:56pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 15 February 2021

How a Breast-Shaped Cake Became the Symbol of a Sicilian City

quote [ History and legend collide in the story of one seriously suggestive sweet. ]

she got that cake cake full with the cherry on top with it
[NSFW] [food & drink] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:19amGMT] [3 comments]

Saturday, 13 February 2021

Just the Recipe

quote [ Get just the ingredients and directions for any recipe page. No life story, ads, or popups. ]

Get rid of the 500 word essays on world travel or how having children makes you a better cook.

[SFW] [food & drink] [+5 Good]
[by mechavolt@6:07pmGMT] [7 comments]

Monday, 8 February 2021

The Battle to Bottle Palm Wine

quote [ It?s delicious, cherished, and difficult to commercialize. These entrepreneurs are bringing it to the United States. ]

And take a palm wine sip
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Why The Soviet Union Exchanged Warships For Pepsi

quote [ The American soft drink giant Pepsi has a long presence in Russia dating back to the early 1970s when Russia was still a part of the Soviet Union. It was the first capitalistic product to gain entry into the communist market. At that time rivalry between the two countries was high, so how did an American soft drink company get its foot in the door to build a major market in Russia? ]

Why don't you get me a Pepsi
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:23amGMT] [1 comment]



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