Posts Tagged ‘blogs with bite’

Blogs With Bite

April 19, 2010

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:

Asian Dumpling Tips  Few people know more about gyōza, wonton, lumpia, momo, bao, har gow, siu mai, and samosa than Andrea Nguyen, and none of them write as well.

McDonald’s History — “Travel through time using our Interactive Timeline! See the birth of McDonald’s, the launch of your favorite menu item, McDonald’s characters, or advertising jingles!”

Jellypress  — “Old recipes, art, and ideas” from Laura Schenone and Nancy Ring.

SardineKing.com – “The largest collection of vintage California sardine can labels on the Internet.” Gallery and Pacific sardine facts.

à la carte —  The “culinary ramblings, thoughts, comments, observations, and miscellany of one Francophile [Peter Hertzmann] including lots of recipes and pictures.” 

BBC Glossary of Food Terms —  “A to Z guide to cookery terms” from BBC Food.

airlinemeals.net  World’s largest website about airline meals. Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class meals; airline food in films; menu card archive; more.

Flagrante Delícia — Remarkable desserts by Leonor de Sousa Bastos; astounding photography by Miguel Coelho. Also in Portuguese.

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Blogs With Bite

March 31, 2010

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:

HotSauceDaily.com   Brian Meagher’s blog is a guide to all things hot and spicy – reviews, recipes, BBQ and more.” 

Honey.com Website of the National Honey Board, “a federal research and promotion board under USDA oversight.”  Consumer and honey industry information, recipes, research and more. NHB also has an online Honey Locator — search for honey produced from the nectar of specific flowers or in your area. Kosher honey? No problem.

Culinary Types  Engaging writing about food by T.W. Barritt.

Bricole — “An idiosyncratic and opinionated dictionary of Italian words related to food, with audio accompaniment” by Simona.  The chronological entries are charming but there is an alphabetical index if you need one.

Seventh-day Adventist Dietetic Association — Adam and Eve were vegetarians; so are many Seventh Day Adventists. This is the website of SDA registered dietitians.

It’s All About the Bacon — It’s all about cured swine flesh. Photos and hyperlinks, with occasional recipes for dishes like Bacon Baklava with Pomegranate Molasses.

Heat Eat Review — Abi Jones reviews convenience foods for “ease of preparation, deliciousness, and bang for the buck.”

Global Crop Diversity Trust — Perhaps you have heard of the “doomsday vault” full of seeds in a remote part of Norway that will preserve food crop varieties in case of global disaster. These are the folks who run it. The seed bank and cryopreservation are not just tools for food security; they preserve living culture as well.

Taste of Beirut — If anyone has the right to make Lebanese Nachos, it’s Beirut-born Texan Joumana Accad. Her blog features “Lebanese recipes for home cooking.”

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Blogs with Bite

February 27, 2010

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.”

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Blogs With Bite

January 20, 2010

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:

Fancy Fast Food —  “Yeah, It’s Still Bad for You — But See How Good It Can Look!”

Cicerone Certification Program   Education program to develop sommeliers for beer.

International Central Services Toaster Museum   “The world’s largest online toaster exhibition.” Jens Veerbeck’s beautifully designed site features US and European bread-browning devices and  answers mankind’s eternal question, “What’s my old toaster worth?”

Chakali Recipes, primarily from the state of Maharashtra in western India. In English and Marathi. Read more about Maharashtrian cuisine here and here. There are cooking videos (in several languages), too.

The Candy Wrapper Museum  “… where wrappers are to be enjoyed as art, nostalgia, and humor.” In the name of  paper preservation, the curator ate most of the perishable, corrosive candy bars, an astounding act of professional sacrifice.

White on Rice Couple Todd Porter and Diane Cu cook, garden, write, photograph, and blog with élan. They offer readable tips on all these topics, plus a recipe index. Sierra and Dante help (they recommend the flax seed dog biscuits).

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