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Tuesday, 30 June 2020

The Faux Fish Coming to a Restaurant Near You

quote [ Alternative fish has arrived on the market. Can it help save marine life and feed a hungry world? ]

I'm eating cod fish in here
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [4 comments]

Sunday, 28 June 2020

In Mexico City, the Coronavirus Is Bringing Back Aztec-Era ?Floating Gardens?

quote [ Business is booming for farmers who plant on man-made islands. ]

This was an interesting article about floating farms.
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[by lilmookieesquire@7:24pmGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

How Boxed Mac and Cheese Became a Pantry Stable

quote [ Processed cheese solved the problem of the dairy product going bad, and it was incredibly convenient ]

Tell me over steam and mac 'n cheese
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [5 comments]

Saturday, 6 June 2020

How the Influenza Pandemic Popularized Lemons

quote [ When it reached America, Sunkist marketers recommended hot lemonade. ]

I drink Sunkist for the good vibration
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[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Forget sourdough! How to make 10 of the world?s easiest breads

quote [ watching Noji Gaylard making South African steamed bread (see below) is like hugging a baby. ]

People stressed by social media baking skills may try easier bread recipes to silence those naggers.

Thumb is Jamaican hard dough bread.

Also ? bread puns.
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[by Paracetamol@11:52amGMT] [15 comments]

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Satisfaction: How the Rolling Stones Made Tequila a Hit

quote [ ?The taste makers of a generation,? Perry explained, ?had switched en masse to hysterical giggling, spending an hour on one page of a comic book, eating peanut butter with their fingers and falling asleep with headphones on. It looked as if liquor was on the way out.? But a series of seemingly unrelated events kept that from happening. ]

Notes from alcoholic pop culture.
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:16pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 12 April 2020

April 10, 1633: Bananas Went on Display in Thomas Johnson's Shop in London, It Was the First Time the Fruit Was Seen

quote [ The British today love bananas: annual per capita consumption is 12kg, which equates to two bananas per person per week. We spend more on bananas than on any other item from supermarket shelves. Yet until refrigerated ships were available they were little known in this country, their wide commercialization dating from the early 20th century. ]

Carrying thirty thousand pounds of bananas
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 10 April 2020

The 1700s Plague Cure That Inspired an Uncannily Contemporary Cocktail

quote [ An art historian, a culinary researcher, and a Twin Cities distillery teamed up to recreate the herbaceous drink. ]

On nous offrait du ratafia
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Lifelong Quests! Lawsuits! Feuds! A Super-Serious Story About Cereal.

quote [ The world?s most obsessive breakfast-food fans demonstrate just how far humans will go for the sweet taste of nostalgia. ]

Post, Kellogs, General Mills, it's the cereal war
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 9 March 2020

Italian village residents find Lambrusco wine coming out of their taps

quote [ People living in a small village near Modena, in the northern region of Emilia-Romagna, got a surprise on Wednesday when they turned on their kitchen taps and got wine instead of water. ]

I'm trying to transmute tap water into wine
[SFW] [food & drink] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [9 comments]

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