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Grandmas Carrots recipe : Chef Sean Connolly

Grandmas Carrots recipe : Chef Sean Connolly | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Catching up with Chef Sean Connolly recently at The Morrison Bar and Oyster Room Sydney, I was taken with this sentimental dish he’s included on the menu.
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Binayak Sen offers food for thought at KLF - Times of India

Binayak Sen offers food for thought at KLF - Times of India | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
The HinduBinayak Sen offers food for thought at KLFTimes of IndiaIndia needs to revive indigenous traditions of growing food and "privilege community-based" food storage and distribution to battle the problems of hunger and starvation, noted social...
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Sweet Structures: Art & Architecture Made of Sugar | WebEcoist

Sweet Structures: Art & Architecture Made of Sugar | WebEcoist | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
These 12 works of art, from 16-foot towers and intricate pavilions to edible books and busts of Greek gods, are made from an unexpected material: sugar.
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Ginsu Knives Pioneer Dies

Ginsu Knives Pioneer Dies | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The marketing mastermind and infomercial pioneer best known for introducing American TV viewers to Ginsu knives, the miracle kitchen tool that sliced through tin cans and chopped wood, has died.
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DOC-DEBUT: BANANAS!* | Link TV

Juan Dominguez is on his biggest legal case ever. On behalf of 12 Nicaraguan banana workers he is tackling Dole Food for using a banned pesticide, which the company knew caused sterility.
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Culture and Cuisine in Italy | Inside Student Blogs

Culture and Cuisine in Italy | Inside Student Blogs | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Before spring break started I went on the Culture and Cuisine trip put together by IES. During this trip a bus lugged around all of us IES students to Cremona, Parma, Montova, then finally to Castell'Arquato.
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Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome: salone del gusto 2012 - {food trip torino}

Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome: salone del gusto 2012 - {food trip torino} | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Slow Food's Salone del Gusto is one of the major events of the food world. It takes place in Torino every two years and brings together over 900 food producers from 130 countries. During this amazing, delicious four-day event ...
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Ancient DNA from pre-Columbian Andean community

Ancient DNA from pre-Columbian Andean community | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
BMC Genetics 2012, 13:30 doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-30
Ancient DNA reveals kinship burial patterns of a pre-Columbian Andean community
Mateusz Baca et al.
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Food Art: Vineyards in B&W 3, food photography by Rosa Mayland

Food Art: Vineyards in B&W 3, food photography by Rosa Mayland | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
This is the third in a series of B&W vineyard photographs by Rosa Mayland, author of our column Rosa’s Musings. She also runs a popular food blog, RosasYummyYums.
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Noma, Exploding Cakes, and the Ethics of Eating - an interview with Blanch and Shock

Noma, Exploding Cakes, and the Ethics of Eating - an interview with Blanch and Shock | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Food + art + principles = non-stop excitement and deliciousness. Tom Jeffreys meets culinary design studio Blanch and Shock.
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New season potatoes with fresh garlic and saffron : Chef Cameron Cansdell

New season potatoes with fresh garlic and saffron : Chef Cameron Cansdell | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
This stunning yet simple recipe is from Chef Cameron Cansdell, Head Chef at Bells of Killcare, and is inspired by a recipe by Chef Damien Pignolet (with whom Cansdell cooked at Bistro Moncur.) I was lucky enough to attend a cookery class during the...
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Genetically modified food debate muted in generally accepting science community - Contra Costa Times

ABC NewsGenetically modified food debate muted in generally accepting science communityContra Costa TimesFood has been genetically modified on the farm for centuries.
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Mexico City for Gourmet Travelers

Mexico City for Gourmet Travelers | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
A deep travel into Mexican food from the time before Columbus arrived to the American continent.
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A Brief History Of Foie Gras Bans

A Brief History Of Foie Gras Bans | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
On July 1, California will be bound by the most sweeping anti-foie gras statute in the world.
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Beware, your veggies may have been grown in sewage water

Beware, your veggies may have been grown in sewage water | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
There's garbage in your greens. That fresh cucumber in your salad or your dose of green leafy veggies could well have been grown using raw sewage discharge.
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Crass Cuisine: Vij's Hat Trick

Crass Cuisine: Vij's Hat Trick | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
If you aren't, they are the leaders of modern Indian cuisine on the West Coast, and have many, many faithful guests at their restaurants, readers of their cookbooks and purchasers of their locally-roasted herbs.
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antipasto: Claudia Roden's the Food of Italy: Region by Region

... hundred recipes, Claudia Roden's timeless and enchanting book is set against a backdrop of the story of Italy and its people and is the most authoritative and approachable guide to one of the world's best-loved cuisines by one of the great food...
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Traditional Greek cuisine - Travel Blog

Traditional Greek cuisine - Travel Blog | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Modern-day Greece has the distinct honor of tracing its roots to the civilization of ancient Greece, generally seen as being the cradle of Western civilization thanks to it being the birthplace of “minor” things like democracy, ...
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Cowen on Food | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty

Cowen on Food | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
And I was living in Germany, a completely foreign food environment; and I started trying to make sense of it using economics. Russ: And the rest is history. So, what would you say? You have a food blog?
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How Many Calories Do You Need Each Day To Lose Weight

How Many Calories Do You Need Each Day To Lose Weight | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
The number of calories that are required daily are different from individual to individual and to be able to operate these facts you're going to want to know different elements of specifics about all by yourself that will help you create your own...
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5 Delicious Recipes Inspired by ‘Game of Thrones’ - Flavorwire

5 Delicious Recipes Inspired by ‘Game of Thrones’ - Flavorwire | Food, history and trivia | Scoop.it
Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill...
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