INSPIRE, ASPIRE : The Internet of Food

Controversial and yet no less intriguing…a “lingua franca” to make the food industry more transparent, customizable nutritional profiles for those with genetic/medical intolerances, the ability to monitor as well as increasing preventative measures to ensure the health of industry animals… from the Forbes website : “Why We Need An Internet of Food” from The Guardian…

INSPIRE, ASPIRE : Oprah.com : “Mindful Eating, Mindful Life”

Early on in my food journey, I encountered Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh’s slim volume, The Heart of Understanding, and was completely consumed by the first few paragraphs. He compels us to consider the deep origins of a piece of paper. We are challenged to discover all of its making – the clouds, rain, trees,…

INSPIRE, ASPIRE : Gastronomica : A Short History of MSG

It’s a matter of taste : the fifth taste, umami and food commodities… Gastronomica : A Short History of MSG And if you’re looking to get controversial, start with Harold McGee’s article for the debut issue… Lucky Peachy : On MSG and Chinese Restaurant Syndrome