How to order at a restaurant ~
"When you go out to eat at a restaurant you don't want to feel overwhelmed by choice"
Blinded by choice whenever you eat out? Not anymore, with these tips from Gael Greene, a restaurant critic and food blogger credited for inventing the word 'foodie'...
Read more: How to order at a restaurant; telegraph.co.uk
"The passing minute is every man's equal possession but what has once gone by is not ours." ~Marcus Aurelius (famousquotesandauthors.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
When you hear the word "meat," what comes to mind? Steaks? Hamburgers? Pork chops?...
Read more: Lions and Tigers and Bears – Oh, Yum!; delish.com
A hearty celebration
Obsession with seasonal produce excludes the ethnic cuisine that's become the backbone of modern British food...
Read more: Seasonal produce: Think local, eat global; independent.co.uk
From a cookbook reviewer
Here you'll find attempts to answer two basic questions: What makes a cookbook awful? What makes a cookbook great?...
Read more: 10 Things Every Cookbook Publisher Should Know; publishersweekly.com
Experts from around the world share their thoughts on umami and original recipes where umami is brought to life...
Read more: Flavio Solórzano:: ExpertView; umamiinfo.com
In Australia, as it can be very hot at Christmas, the traditional meal consists of baked ham, accompanied by grainy mustard, cranberry sauce and a simple salad...
Read more: Skye Gyngell: The pud, the ham and the bubbly; independent.co.uk
~ The Best Christmas Recipes; foodnetwork.com
~ Chef David Magill from The Italian Kitchen and Bar reveals his favourite dishes - both extravagant and surprisingly simple...
Read more: Five minutes with: David Magill; mindfood.com
~ Diana Yen and Lisel Arroyo sit perched in a candlelit corner of Carroll Gardens bar Brooklyn Social sipping old-fashioned bourbon cocktails...
Read more: A Winter's Feast: Recipes from The Jewels of New York; nypost.com
Food for thought
More than 30 jewelry retailers teamed up with Earthworks, an environmental non-profit, in taking the Bristol Bay Pledge...
Read more: Jewelers Choose Salmon Over Gold; food.change.org
~ TV cook Nigella Lawson has admitted she is not really a domestic goddess, is ‘quite slapdash’ at home and hated food as a child...
Read more: Nigella Lawson: I hated food and can't iron; dailymail.co.uk
~ Toasting Fannie Farmer With An Epic Victorian Feast; npr.org
~ Positive Eating: A Forward of Sorts; accidentalhedonist.com
~ Liza de Guia: A Lesson on Playing with Your Food; huffingtonpost.com
~ How right is the customer who blogs? guardian.co.uk
~ ...chemical present in food and drinks which has been linked to breast cancer, fertility problems and other illnesses...
Read more: Europe tightens 'gender bender' chemical rules; independent.co.uk
From the mixer
~ 10 iPhone Apps for the Global Foodie; mashable.com
~ Chefs Name Top Food & Restaurant Trends Of 2010; huffingtonpost.com
~ FOOD MEDITATIONS »: A digest on what's happening in the global food community ...
~ MISHKA BITES »: Travel Bites and Other Life Distractions ...
~ OCK STYLE »: Photography, Styling and Everything Chocolate, Wine, Etc. ...
~ RECIPES HUNTER »: Passionately compiling a comprehensive collection of recipes from all over the world ...
~ SERIOSAMENTE »: Questioni Italiche e Non. Cercando di Essere "Polemicamente Corretti", Ma Non Troppo! ...
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~ Barley Mushroom Risotto; kitchenkonfidence.com
~ Gnocchi con Patate e Zucca con Ragu' alla Bolognese (Potato and Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Bolognese Sauce); cakeduchess.com
~ Hoisin Chicken and Red Pepper Linguine; janiscooking.wordpress.com
~ Salmon Hash with Poached Eggs; foodiesathome.com
~ Swedish Pancake; kateiscooking.blogspot.com
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