December 2006

A new relationship with food "I could only talk with people who were on the same wavelength. Who spoke my same language of fat, fiber, calories, and carbs. Those who were eating like normal people, whatever and whenever they...

In 2006 most of my food-oriented goals were external in nature, oriented towards restaurants and such. This year my goals are quite different.

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At the tail end of 2005, I set myself a list of food related things I wanted to accomplish. I didn't get to do all of these things but nevertheless, it was a very good year.

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The Ten Best Food Trends of 2006 at Daily Dish at Epicurious.com Part of Epicurious.com's year-end feature (tags: foodpolitics foodbusiness restaurants trends) Bye, bye burgers: Devon's foodie preserve sees off Big Macs I neglected to post this earlier in...
Good, basic cooking ingredients, please! | Ask MetaFilter Lists of basic ingredients to have on hand at all times. My list differs from most of these but it's interesting to see what people find essential to them. (tags: ingredients...

I love Christmas celebrations, and Thanksgiving when I'm in the U.S., but the holiday that has the most memories for me is New Years. This is the biggest holiday celebrated in Japan.

What ban? (Chicago) Chefs to openly dish up foie gras "My health inspector's been out here. We had liver soaking in milk and terrines hanging. He just shook his head. He said, 'I'm looking for listeria. I'm not looking...
Study suggests children can train bodies to beat food allergies (AP story) Gradually building up resistance by eating tiny (and increasing) amounts of peanuts allows a 7 year old allergy sufferer to tolerate small amounts (but don't try this...
China bans mis-spelt food to make menus more English friendly 'Misspelt foods like "complicated cake", "pee soup", "five sliced things", "dumpling stuffed with the ovary and digestive glands of a crab" and, "crap [carp] in the grass"...are being banished...

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