Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: food

54 bookmarks tagged “food

The Un-Brie-Lievable History of Tyromancy
This fortune-telling practice uses cheese to predict everything from your future spouse to your next career move.

Buy Your Loved Ones a Sequinned Double Cheeseburger: A Food-Themed Holiday Gift Guide
Kitchen tools, culinary trinkets, tinned treats, dinner-party fixings, and many more curios for the person of appetites in your life.

How Did Roasting Vegetables Become a Thing?
Chances are good that at whatever holiday feast you attend this year, one dish will include vegetables that have been simply, gloriously roasted. They...

The truffle industry is a big scam. Not just truffle oil, everything
There is a good joke: because of sanctions against Russia, the price of tartufata will increase. I may not be objective about the quality of the joke, as I invented it, but the fact is: what is sold as truffle flavor is 2,4-dithiapentane, an organosulfur compound that is naturally found in truffles, and though it is practically impossible to extract it from truffles, it can be extracted from oil.

Ultimate list of Japanese Vegetable Cutting Techniques - The Chef Dojo
Want to improve your knife skills? Take a look at this list of Japanese vegetable cutting techniques. Start from the basics, and work your way up to master.

The study of obesity is the study of mysteries.

Sensory Panels and the Future of Food
Who produces flavour? Words by Barclay Bram; Illustration by Michelle Wong