Showing posts with label Food news and trivia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Food news and trivia. Show all posts

05 April 2017

Eleven Madison Park Tops 2017 World's 50 Best Restaurants List - Bloomberg


"Eleven Madison Park in New York triumphed Wednesday in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, becoming the first U.S. establishment to win the top spot since 2004."

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Eleven Madison Park Tops 2017 World's 50 Best Restaurants List - Bloomberg


22 March 2017

Her Memory Fading, Paula Wolfert Fights Back With Food - The New York Times


"Never mind that this is the woman who introduced tagines, Aleppo pepper and cassoulet to American kitchens, wrote nine cookbooks and once possessed a palate the food writer Ruth Reichl declared the best she’d ever encountered."

Her Memory Fading, Paula Wolfert Fights Back With Food - The New York Times


16 March 2017

Is Gascony the Most Delicious Corner of France? - The New York Times


"One sometimes hears Gascony referred to as “the other South of France” by boosterish types mindful of the immense popularity of Provence and the Côte d’Azur, which lie some 250 miles to the east. And to be sure, if you plant yourself on a restaurant “terrasse” on the main square of Auch (pronounced OWE-sh) — Gascony’s historical capital — in, say, late September, you might easily convince yourself you’re in Mediterranean France, what with the date palms and the nice-looking people in sunglasses sipping rosé and talking in the bouncy accent of the Midi."

Is Gascony the Most Delicious Corner of France? - The New York Times





04 March 2017

The most popular recipes in every state - SFGate



"Google Trends data collected between Jan. 26, 2016, and Jan. 26 of this year show the most popular recipe searches for every state. And while Floridians and Rhode Islanders love their chili, much of the rest of the nation craves sweets and baking instructions."

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The most popular recipes in every state - SFGate


06 February 2017

Binding the Nation in Its Love of Meatloaf - The New York Times



"...Propelled by their own Proustian meatloaf memories and leveraging their connections to politicians, chefs and other journalists, Mr. Bruni and Ms. Steinhauer have attempted the seemingly impossible: a comprehensive and compelling collection of 49 recipes for meatloaf..."


Binding the Nation in Its Love of Meatloaf - The New York Times

And more on the book:

"Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer share a passion for meatloaf and have been exchanging recipes via phone, email, text and instant message for decades. A MEATLOAF IN EVERY OVEN is their homage to a distinct tradition, with 50 killer recipes, from the best classic takes to riffs by world-famous chefs like Bobby Flay and Mario Batali; from Italian polpettone to Middle Eastern kibbe to curried bobotie; from the authors' own favorites to those of prominent politicians. Bruni and Steinhauer address all the controversies (Ketchup, or no? Sauté the veggies?) surrounding a dish that has legions of enthusiastic disciples and help you to troubleshoot so you never have to suffer a dry loaf again. "



A Meatloaf in Every Oven: Two Chatty Cooks, One Iconic Dish and Dozens of Recipes - from Mom's to Mario Batali's

Hardcover

by Frank Bruni (Author), Jennifer Steinhauer (Author), Marilyn Pollack Naron (Illustrator)

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style (February 7, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1455563056
  • ISBN-13: 978-1455563050
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1 x 8.2 inches

Available from Amazon.com











17 January 2017

Food as Medicine: It's Not Just a Fringe Idea Anymore : The Salt : NPR


..."Research on the power of food to treat or reverse disease is beginning to accumulate, but that doesn't mean diet alone is always the solution, or that every illness can benefit substantially from dietary changes. Nonetheless, physicians say they look at the cumulative data and a clear picture emerges: that the salt, sugar, fat and processed foods in the American diet contribute to the nation's high rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. According to the World Health Organization, 80 percent of deaths from heart disease and stroke are caused by high blood pressure, tobacco use, elevated cholesterol and low consumption of fruits and vegetables."...

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Food as Medicine: It's Not Just a Fringe Idea Anymore : The Salt : NPR




11 December 2016

Tourtière: A French-Canadian Christmas Carol - The New York Times


'...You can make a tourtière well or badly and still succeed in delivering a handsome and satisfying meal, a balm against the bleakness of winter. “I’ve never had a slice of tourtière and spoonful of ketchup and not liked it,” David McMillan, the bearish chef and an owner of Joe Beef in the Little Burgundy section of Montreal, told me recently. “I especially love a tourtière made by someone who can’t really cook. It’s honest.”'

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Tourtière: A French-Canadian Christmas Carol


06 December 2016

Christmas Comfort Classics Cookbook by Gooseberry Patch



Christmas Comfort Classics is filled with recipes for making your own holiday special. For a festive brunch, Country Club Eggs and Apricot-Almond Coffee Cake are sure to please. On snowy days, treat the kids to Gingerbread Pancakes and Christmas Cocoa. Warm 'em up at lunchtime with Lela's Beef & Vegetable Soup.

Christmas Comfort Classics Cookbook 

by Gooseberry Patch

  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Gooseberry Patch; Spi edition (June 1, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1620932008
  • ISBN-13: 978-1620932001
  • Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 0.8 x 9.3 inches

Available from Amazon.com


28 November 2016

Which Milk Is Most Nutritious: Soy, Cashew, Almond or Coconut? - The New York Times


"...While whole nuts like almonds and cashews are loaded with protein and almonds are rich in calcium, these nutrients are all but lost during the processing of these nut beverages, which contain a lot of water..."

Which Milk Is Most Nutritious: Soy, Cashew, Almond or Coconut?


07 November 2016

The next hot trends in food - MarketWatch


"...Everybody knows standards change — fat was bad, for instance, until the big no-nos became carbs and gluten — and each time they do, a rash of new products appear that claim to be packed with good stuff and free of things that cause harm..."

The next hot trends in food - MarketWatch


04 November 2016

Enough With the Protein, America - Bloomberg


"...We need protein. It's one of the macronutrients, along with fat and carbohydrates, that provide calories, and therefore energy. But Americans are eating a lot of it, in both fresh and packaged foods, and much more than the average global consumer, according to data from Euromonitor..."

Enough With the Protein, America - Bloomberg


29 October 2016

Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops - The New York Times



"...Twenty years ago, Europe largely rejected genetic modification at the same time the United States and Canada were embracing it. Comparing results on the two continents, using independent data as well as academic and industry research, shows how the technology has fallen short of the promise..."

Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops - The New York Times


12 September 2016

The Story Behind Our Most Requested Recipe Ever - The New York Times


"When Marian Burros, a longtime food reporter for The New York Times, first wrote about the plum torte in September 1983, no one expected it to become the most requested recipe, and among the most beloved, in the history of the newspaper." NYT

The Story Behind Our Most Requested Recipe Ever - The New York Times


Italian Grows Forgotten Fruit. What She Preserves Is a Culture. - The New York Times


"...Ms. Dalla Ragione’s initiative to preserve dwindling varieties is not unique in Italy, but San Lorenzo and its surroundings have provided an especially vital trove of diversity..."

Italian Grows Forgotten Fruit. What She Preserves Is a Culture. - The New York Times

30 August 2016

Savoring the Foods and Family Traditions of Summers Past - The New York Times


"Over the last few months, we’ve asked readers across the country to tell about their own summer food traditions, the kinds built over the years on vacations and reunions and long weekends eating outdoors." The New York Times

Savoring the Foods and Family Traditions of Summers Past - The New York Times




03 August 2016

Refrigerator Pickles: Summer Fruit, All Sealed Up - WSJ


"Crisp, refreshing and unbelievably easy, refrigerator pickles make the most of summer’s fruit harvest. Recipes for pickled grapes, cantaloupe and watermelon rind are only the beginning. Here’s what you can make with the results":


Refrigerator Pickles: Summer Fruit, All Sealed Up - WSJ