San Francisco Chronicle (blog) The cost of serving bread in restaurants San Francisco Chronicle (blog) We've all heard that bread is the staff of life and some restaurants are cashing in on it; others continue to lose money.
The Rambling Epicure's insight:
Should American restaurants charge for bread, which is automtically served with meals, free of charge, in so many countries? What is the tradition in your country?
La cuisine traditionnelle et la culture culinaire du Japon ont reçu le feu vert du comité de l’UNESCO chargé de choisir les candidats potentiels à une inscription sur la liste du patrimoine culturel intangible.
Advice to cut saturated fat has actually increased cardiovascular risk – and high fat dairy and red meat have been unfairly demonised, claims cardiologist Aseem Malhotra in the British Medical Journal.
Supermarkets in North America and Europe are overflowing with organic-labelled fruit, vegetables, eggs and meats. More than 80 countries have organic standards and products carry one or more of 200 seals, logos and certification claims.
Les étonnantes propriétés du gingembre Le Huffington Post Quebec Du poulet avec des lentilles et des légumes. Ces trois aliments réunis ensemble permettent une absorption maximale du fer, des vitamines et des sels minéraux.
How to use a bourbon flavor infusion in your cooking News & Observer Charlotte Observer Food Editor Kathleen Purvis will speak and sign copies of her new cookbook, “Bourbon: A Savor the South Cookbook.” • 11 a.m.
Soup and bread a winning combo ABQ Journal She does just that in “The Soup & Bread Cookbook” (Rodale, 308 pages, $23.99), her 29th volume, in which she tackles a subject that may be closer to her core than the Scandinavian baking books for which...
For the past two years, agricultural production has been increasing in the province of South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. And at least part of the credit goes to shopkeepers across the border in Rwanda.
The neighboring store owners have been providing Congolese farmers with phytosanitary seeds and products that help avert crop diseases. Then, these same shopkeepers have been buying the harvest that ends up coming back on the markets of Bukavu in the form of flour and other products, which have seen a resulting drop in prices.
It is a virtuous circle, where the Rwandese shopkeepers are convinced that in this border region, farmers can boost their productivity if they had better access to more modern agricultural procedures and products.
So in exchange for their help, farmers sell their produce, especially corn and manioc, to the Rwandans...
Protecting smallest farmers
Because they work hand-in-hand with these traders, local farmers with smaller output are starting to develop better procedures for their size...
...The aim is also to reduce the waste caused by transportation and tariffs at the border that farmers have had to pay whenever they go to Rwanda to buy seeds or to sell their harvest...
Saffron Culture: A Pictorial Cycle on Santorini, Part I, by Elatia Harris
The Rambling Epicure's insight:
Part One in a series of articles on aspects of saffron. Photos under the title and below, of wall paintings from the excavated areas of Thera (also called Santorini), are taken from a magnificent site that has expired off the Internet, www.therafoundation.org.
Deliciously dense: A seed bread unlike any other nwitimes.com This is not your usual bread. This is neither a yeast bread nor a quick bread. In fact, this bread has no leavener at all. This is a heavy, dense bread.
Lynn Kincanon combines art with poetry ReporterHerald.com Lynn Kincanon decided to combine her poetry with selected images of the work of Loveland artists to produce a four-color booklet titled "Art as Metaphor, Analogy and Allegory." This booklet...
Why on earth are many of the world's most powerful technology companies, including Google, showing a special interest in an 87-year-old Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk?
The answer is that all of them are interested in understanding how the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, or Thay as he is known to his hundreds of thousands of followers around the world, can help their organisations to become more compassionate and effective.
In a sign that the practice of mindfulness is entering the mainstream, Thay has been invited later this month (September 2013) to run a full day's training session at Google's main campus in California...
Global tech companies are connecting to the power of mindfulness and meditation in order to drive sustainability and happiness...
THICH NHAT HANH: ONLY LOVE CAN SAVE US FROM CLIMATE CHANGE
Leading spiritual teacher Thay suggests that our search for fame, wealth, power and sexual gratification provides the perfect refuge for people to hide from the truth about the many challenges facing the world. Worse still, our addiction to material goods and a hectic lifestyle provides only a temporary plaster for gaping emotional and spiritual wounds, which only drives greater loneliness and unhappiness..... http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/zen-master-thich-nhat-hanh-love-climate-change
Fighting back Against Multi-National Foreign Corporations Collaborating With State Military Forces To Destroy Their Lands, Livelihoods and Forests - A devastating indictment on out of control corporate greed
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