The Bacon Backlash
"It's lip smacking and finger licking, fatty and salty, savory and sweet. It's bacon, and it's everywhere. In every restaurant. In every course. In every dish"
Once the ubiquitous bacon started appearing in cocktails, mashed potatoes, cupcakes, it was time to find new flavours, the next wave of flavour boosters...
Read more: The Bacon Backlash; wsj.com
"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes." ~Benjamin Disraeli (quotegarden.com)
Delightfully yours, Food Meditations
Far easier than you'd ever think, all you need is super-fresh fish, salt, pepper, spices and a fridge...
Read more: How to cure salmon (gravlax); salon.com
~ Raw fish and rice? Follow this simple clip telling you the authentic Japanese way to make sushi favourite, Salmon Nigiri...
Watch How To Make Salmon Nigiri; youtube.com
Food on Film
...Everyone is going to see the movie, right. Even if you’re one of those people who says Elizabeth Gilbert should build a bridge...
Read more: two lessons I took from Eat Pray love (the movie); sarahwilson.com.au
~ Q&A. Chef Peter Gordon answers cuisine questions...
Read more: Making the perfect fish cakes; nzherald.co.nz
Did you know?
~ King salmon is so called for a reason. It is the largest salmon in the world and many think it is the best tasting...
Read more: How to Cook King or Chinook Salmon; about.com
~ Chinook salmon may spend between 1 to 8 years in the ocean before returning to their natal streams to spawn...
Read more: Chinook Salmon; psmfc.org
~ A study of sockeye salmon in Alaska's Bristol Bay suggests why fish and fishermen are doing so much better there than in the Columbia and Sacramento rivers...
Read more: Taking Stock in Diversity: Species with a Varied Population "Portfolio" Thrive; scientificamerican.com
On the Need to Reinvent Agriculture
On a warm day of October, an oil-well pump, (and not just one), sitting in the middle of a sorghum field, driving north from Wichita, Kansas, toward Salina...
Read more: Farmed Out; thesunmagazine.org
Image: waves of grain, by iChaz; flickr.com
From the Blogosphere
~ A Salmon Cure and Alain Ducasse on London; foodmeditation.net
~ Salmon Kedgeree; food52.com
~ Salmon Teriyaki Recipe; rasamalaysia.com
Image by ockstyle via Flickr
Appetibilis - Appetizing Posts of the Day
~ Berry-licous!; aspicyperspective.blogspot.com
~ Tod man mu, Thai pork meatballs; them-apples.co.uk
~ Godeungeo gui (Grilled Mackerel); eatingandliving.blogspot.com
~ Chicken Skewers with Peanut-Ginger Marinade Recipe : Aida Mollenkamp; Cooking Channel
~ Korean Beef Rice Bowl; steamykitchen.com
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