Simon Hopkinson on roasts, chickens and other stories
"Lunchtime at Simon Hopkinson's flat in west London, and all is calm"
The chef and author is feeling nervous before the start of his first TV series, The Good Cook...
Read more: Simon Hopkinson on roasts, chickens and other stories; guardian.co.uk
"Very well. Since you're all out of perspective and no one else seems to have it in this BLOODY TOWN, I'll make you a deal. You provide the food, I'll provide the perspective, which would go nicely with a bottle of Cheval Blanc 1947." ~Anton Ego - Ratatouille (2007) (imdb.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
Treat from behind the Iron Curtain
It’s gone from elegant Sixties supper to supermarket staple, but in the right hands, the Chicken Kiev is still king...
Read more: We'll always have Kiev; independent.co.uk
Exploring the Camargue, the south of France's rugged and surprisingly remote region of grassy marshland, pristine coastline and...
Read more: The Salt of the Earth; online.wsj.com
"So many critics. Do any of them have any training?" A question posted by a chef to the Food Media section of the Chowhound forums...
Read more: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Food Critics But Were Too Afraid to Ask; houstonpress.com
~ While Italian cuisine is one of the most famous in the world, it is also true that it is probably one of the most misunderstood...
Read more: The 10 most common errors in Italian Tradition which people around the world think are the true Italian style; italian-food-lovers.com
~ Tradition on toast; theflorentine.net
~ Global Poll Reveals Pasta As The World's Favorite Food; huffingtonpost.com
~ In the 1940s, the University of Minnesota wanted to find out the physical and psychological effects of starvation...
Read more: Binge eating trigger revealed; brisbanetimes.com.au
~ You know that blueberries are good for you. But did you know that blueberries could help fight aging, combat disease...
Read more: Surprising Benefits of Blueberries; huffingtonpost.com
~ Grieving Gluten: The Five Stages of Loss of Gluten Plus a New One; glutenfreeeasily.com
~ Flaxseed; nytimes.com
Food for thought
~ Are food brands so powerful they can actually affect our taste buds? bbc.co.uk
~ Do Federal Nutritionists Get Graphic Design? Maybe Not; theatlantic.com
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~ ::@TasteOfRussia Times:: » On Russia and beyond ...
~ ::@FoodMeditations Digest:: » On what's happening in the global food community ...
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~ 5 Fabulous Fresh Fruit Recipes; health.com
~ Grilled Paprika Shrimp Recipe; rachaelraymag.com
~ Pickled Jalapeño Recipe ( jalapeño escabeche); norecipes.com
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