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A family food story

A family food story | thinking about food | Scoop.it
Here’s a fine story about food, memory, and family: Josef, by Brad Johnson. A fine example, too, of the classic Center for Digital Storytelling form.  Autobiographical, emotionally charged a...
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Veggiestan | A vegetable lover's tour of the Middle East: the blog of the book

Veggiestan | A vegetable lover's tour of the Middle East: the blog of the book | thinking about food | Scoop.it

I bought the book associated with the blog last year.  I love Sally Butcher's style, her love of food and where it comes from and how she adapts it.  I've often looked at Middle Eastern dishes and wondered how to take the meat out, well she does it and tells the story abougt the results.

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Still a Fast-Food Nation: Eric Schlosser Reflects on 10 Years Later

Still a Fast-Food Nation: Eric Schlosser Reflects on 10 Years Later | thinking about food | Scoop.it

I don't know who read this book but it certainly shocked me about the pervasive influence of fast food and the food industry.

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The Best Food Books of 2011

The Best Food Books of 2011 | thinking about food | Scoop.it
From farm life to molecular gastronomy, or what The Beatles have to do with the history of menu design.
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Food Party Fundraiser at Mighty Mighty! | WellingtonNZ.com

Food Party Fundraiser at Mighty Mighty! | WellingtonNZ.com | thinking about food | Scoop.it

Not that I can go to this as I am away.  I think it is  a great but incredibly sad idea.  The recession continues to hit, the government cuts back and people still need to eat. Cheers to Mighty Mighty for supporting Downtown Community Mission.

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How to make gorse wine

How to make gorse wine | thinking about food | Scoop.it

When my parents were young and poor, they made gorse flower wine, now we all can.  Gorse was brought to Aotearoa/New Zealand by the English and is now a weed, so perhaps we should head to the hills, pick some gorse and drink.

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Cuisine Magazine Artisan Awards | best NZ artisan products

Cuisine Magazine Artisan Awards | best NZ artisan products | thinking about food | Scoop.it

The list of artisan producers in 2012 making amazing things for us to eat in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

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