This is a truly amazing! I suggest pouring yourself a cool drink, brewing coffee, putting Bach’s Goldberg Variations for String Ensemble on the turntable, boiling an egg and serving with sardines and anchovies, whatever makes for a pleasant afternoon and enjoy the giddy-edificaiton of this site. Here’s the link. http://www.vox.com/a/explain-food-america Advertisements Continue reading 40 Maps That Explain Food in America
Jordi Teixidó hails from Catalonia, which in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries became a maritime power in the Mediterranean extending it’s reach from the northeastern corner of the Iberian peninsula to Sardinia, Sicily and Athens. Though absorbed into Spain, the Catalans will vote on independence later this year, and possibly begin a reconquest of Greece. It’s there … Continue reading Jordi’s Spanish Omelet
We arrive at Mission Beach and immediately dig into the earth. Some of us further than others. Clad in a Detroit Tiger’s cap and determination, Demian takes over a hole dug by other beach-workers and continues the business of excavating. Eventually he sheds cap and shirt and runs into the Pacific where he jumps waves, … Continue reading Mission Beach, Feijoada and Thoughts About Brueghel
The feijoada rests. I added linguisa and wild boar sausage; and, unfortunately, there’s been a little burn on the bottom, so I’ve been carefully stirring. When I warmed the beans and meat up this morning, I checked news on my phone, and I looked back again to find vigorous bubbling. Ha! Fire does not allow … Continue reading Feijoada Day Two And Cook It Raw
We have a new picture headlining our blog this week, a chalk drawing by Demian Maya created at the San Diego Natural History Museum. They currently have an exhibit entitled Skulls containing nearly two hundred skulls from around the world. Demian’s there right now with Gabriela, Helena, Yuri and Thais, sending photos of the various … Continue reading You Say Bones, I Say Feijoada!
Originally posted on Eatocracy:
Older. Educated. A parent. This is the face of today’s fast food workers — 70% of whom are over the age of 20, nearly 40% have children and a third of them have spent some time in college, according to U.S. census data. It wasn’t always this way. In 1979, teenagers… Continue reading Fast food workers: not who you think they are
Two years ago I fell into reading Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and this act opened the books of Joel Saladin, Carlo Petrini, Sir Albert Howard, Aldo Leopold, Daniel Barber and many others. And, of course, I read Wendell Berry. Poet and farmer, Berry coined the key sentence for all of us who understand there … Continue reading And Now For Something Completely Different . . . And Yet There’s Always A Bone.