Blogs with Bite

Blogs With Bite

Blogs with Bite is an occasional omnivorous sampling of food blogs and sites we find particularly tasty. Follow the trail of bread crumbs back to earlier editions, starting here.

Here’s a fresh serving of Blogs with Bite:

Plate of the Day Daily recipes of outstanding interest from New York’s Simon Dang.

Cooking With Kangaroo —  “Kangaroo meat is used by some of the worlds best restaurants ….”  Recipes from the Kangaroo Industry Association of Australia.

18thC Cuisine  — 18th century French cuisine “as a habitante in Nouvelle France may have cooked.” Carolyn Smith-Kizer re-enacts history in the kitchen and blogs about it, with recipes.

Kopiaste  — Ivy Liacopoulou welcomes you into her kitchen for Greek, Cypriot, and international recipes.

Cooking Gadgets  — Flatbed toaster. Adjustable rolling pin. Salad dressing mixer. Dry ice maker. All this plus Cyndi Lavin’s recipes.

Pizza Today — “#1 Magazine of the Pizza Industry.”

Kumquat RecipesKumquat Growers, Inc. of Dade City, Florida provides 41 recipes and answers that age-old question, “What is a kumquat?”

The African Cookbook — Selected recipes from Bea Sandler’s 1993 compilation, via the University of Pennsylvania African Studies Department.

Food Moulds The website of noted culinary historian and educator Ivan Day displays historic food molding devices, dishes made with them, and associated recipes. There are additional period recipes, sugar sculptures, and table settings from museum exhibitions curated by Mr. Day.

My Colombian Recipes —  Columbian cooking; good notes about ingredients.

So Good Jon Eick blogs about food marketing and the kind of foods that get “marketed.”  Hilarity prevails.

Hungry For Change —  “Posts on genetic engineering, school nutrition, pesticides, urban farms, and more.”

Tamil Nadu Recipes Very nice home cooking blog from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, in South India. In English and Tamil. The official description of TN cuisine for tourists is here. 

Miss Frank E. Buttolph American Menu CollectionThousands of menus from the period 1851-1930 were amassed “through the energetic efforts of Miss Frank E. Buttolph (1850-1924), a somewhat mysterious and passionate figure, whose mission in life was to collect menus.”  A sampling of the 25,000 menus has been digitized and placed online by the mysterious and passionate New York Public Library. Alison Ryley wrote about “The Prime of Miss Frank Buttolph” in 1998.

Meatless Monday (domestic) “A non-profit initiative in association with the Johns’ Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health” — specifically, the Center for a Livable Future. Live healthier; eat well; save money and the planet.

Meatless Monday (imported) More precisely, ” Support Meat Free Monday” in the UK. Launched by Sir Paul McCartney and family (with a song, of course). Recipes by Linda McCartney and celebrity chefs.

CocktailDB – The Internet Cocktail Database, distilled by Martin Doudoroff, Matt Feifarek, and Ted Haigh.

Noob Cook Remarkably detailed recipes from Singapore, many with serving suggestions.

Dead Man Eating — America’s Death Row menus. Last meal requests of the condemned. 

eggbaconchipsandbeans —  Stalk the British fry-up in its native habitat with Russell Davies.

eatpress — Fine photos, good design, and excellent recipes, with recommended musical accompaniment for each dish.


Image (after a French advertising poster) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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3 Responses to “Blogs with Bite”

  1. Erica Says:

    Thank you so much!!!! I am honored to see My Colombian Recipes in your list!!


  2. doggybloggy Says:

    nice list!

  3. Blogs With Bite « NotionsCapital Says:

    […] Blogs with Bite is an occasional omnivorous sampling of food blogs and sites we find particularly tasty. Follow the trail of bread crumbs back to earlier editions, starting here. […]

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