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What we're reading

Posted by Bea Davis on Mar 19, 2020 9:38:00 AM

A few things that the PG team is reading (and watching, and listening to) to stay occupied

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Heritage Radio Network - The ultimate destination for savvy, entertaining, conversations about what’s going on in the culinary world.

Cuisine and Culture: A History of Food and People, by Linda Civitello - An illuminating account of how history shapes our diets--now in a new revised and updated Third Edition.

Frank Prisinzano's Instagram page "Making Sauce With Instagram’s Mildly Furious, Exceedingly Horny Italian Uncle" - Grub Street

From the Oven to the Table, by Diana Henry - Let the oven do the work with this easy-going collection of full-flavored dishes from Diana Henry.

Ugly Delicious - All the flavor. None of the BS. Star chef David Chang leads friends on a mouthwatering, cross-cultural hunt for the world's most satisfying grub.

 

Topics: Techniques, Curiosity, education, trends

Pastry Trivia: The Scientific Way To Cut A Cake

Posted by Bea Davis on Jul 24, 2014 4:10:38 PM

It's an age old question: what's the best way to cut a round cake?  It was over 100 years ago that a respected British scientist actually published a paper discussing this pastry conundrum.  His findings inspired TouTube channel Numberfile to make this illustrative video.  The rubber band method looks pretty awkward.  A twisted length of plastic wrap would work even better.

 

 

Topics: Curiosity