30 June 2013

Your Choice In Utensils Can Change How Food Tastes : The Salt : NPR

Image: Elizabeth Willing


I've known what you consume your food on, fine white china, e.g., can influence the perception of what you are eating. So, I guess, the utensils, are equally important:

"Being "born with a silver spoon in your mouth" has long been known to have advantages. Apparently, eating off a silver spoon also has its perks — it seems to make your food taste better."

Your Choice In Utensils Can Change How Food Tastes : The Salt : NPR




20 June 2013

I Love New York, Ingredients and Recipes



I Love New York, Ingredients and Recipes, by  Daniel Humm and Will Guidara, is a wonderful addition to your culinary library, even if you're not a New Yorker.

"From the acclaimed team behind Manhattan's three-Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park restaurant comes this deluxe cookbook showcasing the foods, ingredients, and culinary history of New York."

I Love New York, Ingredients and Recipes
by  Daniel Humm and Will Guidara
ISBN-13: 9781607744405
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication date: 4/9/2013
Pages: 512

Available online from Amazon.com





08 June 2013

This Is Your Brain on Coffee - NYTimes.com

Illustration by Ben Wiseman

A noteworthy article:

"For hundreds of years, coffee has been one of the two or three most popular beverages on earth. But it’s only recently that scientists are figuring out that the drink has notable health benefits..."

This Is Your Brain on Coffee - NYTimes.com