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Another step towards gaining some knowledge about what we actually consume from supermarkets: “most orange juice is neither fresh nor natural (not in the way most of us would define those terms)”.
Squeezed: What You Don’t Know About Orange Juice by Alissa Hamilton. Yale University Press (April 27, 2010).
|—||If we are what we eat, we are in trouble by Simon Kuper.|
At our office we recently bought a fancy espresso machine, but most of the time we work at customer’s sites and that means our fuel comes from instant coffee vending machines. The Handpresso seems to be the perfect solution to this issue, so maybe I should propose to add this gadget to our personal equipment.
Make your own peanut butter.
Food journalist Wouter Klootwijk reviewed this beautiful oil expeller in his weekly column in NRC Handelsblad last Friday. This is the typical kind of kitchen utensil he likes: well thought-out, well built and practical. He was for example also very enthusiastic about Bottene, a manufacturer of solid pasta machines. The oil expeller was designed for developing countries, but according to Klootwijk it is also popular in European countries, North America and Hawaii.
|—||Greg Wallace tonight in MasterChef. Wednesday through Friday on BBC One.|
Today “fresh market” Marqt opened its third store in the Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam. Marqt sells fresh food, mostly organic, often coming from local farms in the neighborhood of Amsterdam. They have a great selection of high quality fish, meat, vegetables, bread and cheese.