March 22, 2011 in What We're Reading
What We’re Reading is a daily round-up of foodie news and foodie links from around the web.
The DIY Cooking Handbook in the New York Times has lots of great kitchen projects, including how to make your own crème fraîche, preserved lemons or – if you got the butter-making bug last week – a new take on cultured butter.
Saveur magazine has had eight of their stories nominated for the James Beard Award – you can find them all here.
Like Mexican food? Thomasina Miers has some simple meals on The Observer website – grab some lard and cook up a great Mexican breakfast for yourself.
The one problem with reading Kiwi blogs and food magazines is that the seasons are always turned on their head. Still, the food coming out of New Zealand is so good that I can definitely make exceptions, especially in the case of blogger Bron Marshall who publishes her own magazine online. Check out last Easter”s edition here.
Lists of hot new trends usually come out in the new year, but here”s one that was posted just yesterday – 10 food trends on the rise.
The BBC programme Supermarkets: What Price Cheap Food? is now available to watch on YouTube.
A fascinating photo essay from Time magazine shows what one day”s worth of food looks like around the world.