Read Up On It – The New Edition
It’s a new year and we here at Passable have been busy celebrating, eating and drinking. But the holidays are over and now it’s back to the business of lists.
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- The New York Times seems to be in love with Simon Doonan. They recently posted an article about him and his recent book, “Gay Men Don’t Get Fat”. They also invited him to a Q&A on their Diners Blog, and then again for a second round. Apparently, macarons are the ne plus ultra of gay foodstuffs.
- If you read anything at all about food security, it’s not surprising that to see a story by the CBC about a UN report about volatile food prices for 2012.
- Sara Dickerman over at Slate thinks that black pepper needs to be replaced in the realm of “season with salt and…”
- Mark Schatzker, who is probably one of the best food writers at the Globe & Mail, talks about how Canadians may have a hard time finding heritage breeds of birds.
- The Chronicle Herald talks about how a bunch of Nova Scotian eateries are to be featured on an upcoming Food Network television series.
- And finally, recent cookbook author Tamara Adler has started a smart and understated video series on her website, including this one, about how to boil (and salt) water. I guess Thomas Keller really did mean it when he said, “It should taste like the ocean.”