Food Serendipity: Chicken, Trends and Tattoos

“Tastes like chicken.” People throw the analogy around constantly... From the first cheese to a new type of 'blond' chocolate, an awful lot of what we put on our tables was created by accident rather than design... Thankfully, many of the food trends feared at the beginning of 2012 have not come to pass... Most people would never equate downing a well-dressed salad or a fried chicken thigh with toking a joint of marijuana...

The range of species ~
"Its evolutionary origins"
At least once a week, someone tells me that some food other than chicken “tastes like chicken.”... Slate Magazine ~ Tasting like chicken

The Guardian ~ Fluky foods: serendipity in the kitchen

Business Insider ~ The 10 Hottest Food Trends Of 2012

Science News ~ Tricks Foods Play

French Notes… Chez Loulou: The Most Fun You Could Have at a Museum in Paris. Ever.

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“I know not how I may seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with”
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French Notes… The Wall Street Journal ~ Bohemia in Paris | 'Around the Chat Noir' at the Musée de Montmartre and 'Bohemias' at the Grand Palais

It Some Girls ~ Hell`s Kitchen

BBC News ~ The rise of the Maori tribal tattoo ~ Beyond Rioja—Spain's Other Great Wine Region

Fox News ~ Restaurants put social media on the menu

Grist ~ There’s arsenic in your rice — and here’s how it got there

Healthy corner & Gluten-Free notes
* The Rambling Epicure ~ Part 1: Food Fermentation for Beginners | [DIY in 6 parts ...]
* ~ 3 Preserves Recipes That Hold on to Summer Flavors
* gfe--gluten free easily ~ School Lunches—Then and Now—and Double Chocolate Nut Butter Oaties
* ::GlutenFree Etc @FoodMeditations:: Healthy eating in the global food community ...
* ~ More Data Suggests Fitness Matters More Than Weight

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