Monday, 30 January 2012

Smoking Signals, Intriguing Swedish, Kurdistan, Peru ...

"The dish looked so pure ...", it's the Swedish charm. Professional chefs on using up scraps. Tasting a legendary piece of a** in Kurdistan. Deceptively simple from Lima, Peru. Japan extreme eats, Asian noodles and harvesting asparagus. Street food: "holy smoke, fine dining is dead."



"Although it's as old as fire, smoking food seems to be experiencing a resurgence" - Smoked food is as delicious as the art of preparing it is ancient... The rise and rise of smoking food | guardian.co.uk




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Food for thought
Chefs are pros at turning scraps into a stunning second act ~ What's “leftovers” to professional chefs? ... suntimes.com


Culinary trends
Reasons to be cheerful in 2012: the food scene is suddenly fun ~ Fine dining is dead. Long live eating out with a crowd ... guardian.co.uk

* Top Foods to Eat in 2012: Banh Mi, Yuzu, Artisanal Pizza ~ time.com
* 10 Food Predictions for 2012 ~ laweekly.com


Travel bites
New Stockholm Cuisine ~ The alabaster square of seared cod sat primly in a bath of golden foam ... saveur.com

Hunting for Sheep's Butt in Kurdistan ~ Michael Y. Park recounts his quest for this legendary piece of a** ... gourmet.com

* Postcard From Tom: Review of Central Restaurante in Lima, Peru ~ washingtonpost.com
* Video: Braving Japan's most extreme eats ~ cnngo.com


Pantry notes
An Asian Noodle Glossary ~ A visual guide to 10 Asian noodles ... gourmet.com

How to grow asparagus: Another lesson from the Global Garden ~ Asparagus hardly ranks as an exotic edible, but harvesting ... latimes.com

Organic Tomatoes in January: Sucking Mexico Dry ~ motherjones.com






Healthy corner & Gluten-Free notes
* Dietary needs are firmly on the menu ~ au.news.yahoo.com
* What You Need to Know About False Gluten-Free Labeling ~ celiac.com
* Deception Diet: How Optical Illusions Can Trick Your Appetite ~ Think you know how to avoid overeating? Think again ... npr.org
* The level of arabinitol in autistic children after probiotic therapy ~ nutritionjrnl.com


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