Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: food

30 bookmarks tagged “food

The forgotten medieval fruit with a vulgar name - BBC Future

bbc.com/future/article/20210325-the-strange-medieval-fruit-the-world-forgot
Medieval Europeans were fanatical about a strange fruit that could only be eaten rotten. Then it was forgotten altogether. Why did they love it so much? And why did it disappear?

Can I Start Pasta In Cold Water? | Ask The Food Lab | Serious Eats

seriouseats.com/2013/05/ask-the-food-lab-can-i-start-pasta-in-cold-water.html
"Can you start cooking pasta in cold water? If not, why not?" If you're a long-time reader of The Food Lab, you might remember an article I wrote that addresses this very question a few years back. I feel it's important enough to warrant a recap.

Death of the calorie | 1843

1843magazine.com/features/death-of-the-calorie
For more than a century we’ve counted on calories to tell us what will make us fat. Peter Wilson says it’s time to bury the world’s most misleading measure