Four Courses of Reading
Dinner: A good bowl of Pho is a favorite in my family. But what do you do if someone is vegetarian? Here’s a great looking Vegetarian Pho from Happy Yolks.
Dessert: There’s no better way to end a dinner outside than with a Strawberry-Rhubarb tart like this one from Farmette.
It was reported this week that United Airlines wants to use food waste to fuel their planes. It’s been a while since I ate airline food, but if memory serves, I might just find this feasible.
- Food And Money: The Big Changes Sweeping The Food Industry
- Food And Money: A Growing Demand For Organics
- Food And Money: A Snack Is A Meal
An interesting article in The Pacific Standard this week asks why people are so negative about frozen food? Frozen Food Gets a Bad Rap reminds how the freezer preserves flavor and nutrients, prevents waste and saves money.
We’ve posted a few links to interesting perspectives on the biofuel debate in recent weeks. The increase of world population, and declining fossil fuel availability are pushing the production of biofuels which compete with food production, and raise questions about a range of issues from GMO development to fertilization and soil maintenance. An interesting piece published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences looks at ways of Boosting Photosynthesis to Feed the World by hacking the process plants use to capture energy from the sun.
Are you a TripAdvisor user? If so, read this awesome story from GrubStreet which describes how Someone Created a Fake Restaurant to Prove That TripAdvisor’s Reviews Are Bogus.
We’re big fans of Kombucha, so we were excited to see how HoneyMoon Brewery in Santa Fe New Mexico is brewing an alcoholic Kombucha. Read more in Alcoholic Kombucha From HoneyMoon Brewery Is On The Way, So Rejoice, Fermented Tea And Beer Fans. Do you remember what life was like before Kombucha was in practically every grocery store? Here’s a look back to 1994, with a New York Times article that looked at the rise of Kombucha. Read A Magic Mushroom Or a Toxic Fad?
Have a great week and eat well!