Read Up On It For November 16th, 2012
This week’s edition of Read Up On It explores everything from Escoffier to latte art. Dig in and enjoy!
- AdAge recently published an article entitled “How America Eats Today”. Guess what: it’s all about pre-made food. The easier, the better. Canned soup? Too much work. Surprised? Nope.
- This one is for coffe snobs: Latte art from Japan. Check out the Cat Bus from “Totoro”! (via Dvice)
- The Mail in the U.K. looks into laver, also known as seaweed, also known as big bucks in food.
- The story behind what is arguably the first book on chinese cookery published in America. It is supposedly the first place where the term “stir fry” was coined. (via Asian American Writer’s Workshop)
- When people think of Escoffier, they often think of France. But in Britain, he is revered as the man who changed how the Brits look at food. (via BBC)
- “Piping Hot?” “Rolling In Dough?” Find out where all of these expressions come from, via The Village Voice.
- Last but not least, the CBC interviews documentary filmmaker Yung Chang on his new film, “The Fruit Hunters.” Check out the trailer, here: