Yes, it’s that time of year again. Don’t pretend you don’t know what we’re talking about. The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest is on. This year’s host is Malmo, Sweden, where you’ll catch representatives from 39 countries battling it out with sequins, back-up dancers, and the token obscure traditional instrument set to a thumping house-beat, while the contestants over-emote into camera 1. (more…)
As the saying goes, God made dirt and dirt don’t hurt. But did he really mean for us to eat it … intentionally? One chef in Copenhagen thinks so. René Redzepi owner of Noma is a pioneer of editable dirt which he uses to present his pure, back-to-roots cuisine. The editable dirt is not actually dirt, but rather a combination of dried malt and beer that is “planted” in terra cotta pots or sprinkled over vegetables and wild flowers. We can’t help but ask the question, is this the craziest food trend since breast milk ice cream?
Last weekend you may have noticed something strange. A blazing ball appeared in the sky directly over head. It came up from the east and then feel from the sky towards the west. Some rumours report that this blazing ball was, in fact, the sun!
We don’t want to jinx the sunshine away, but we feel it’s our duty to give you a short and simple guide to sunshine. Some say the blazing ball will be back again this weekend and we want to prepare you.
This weekend is Thai New Year or ‘Songkran’ as it’s traditionally known in South-East Asia. Here in the hungryhouse office, as Songkran approaches, we’ve been discussing the various merits of Thai food which has led to some debate on Thai versus Indian food and it’s stirring up some controversy…
You don’t have to be a self-proclaimed foodie to follow a few shining stars of the food world on twitter. If you’re a fan of food (and let’s be fair, who isn’t!) and a fan of twitter (okay maybe not everyone…) there’s no reason not to follow bloggers and chefs who can inspire, provoke, teach and occasionally make you laugh. Here’s a list of foodies on twitter who are worth your attention: (more…)