Books Reviews and Such

Seeds of Science – Mark Lynas

While reading my way through Eating Promiscuosly and Clean Meat, I came across the book Seeds of Science, while scanning the New and Noted section at the Winnipeg Public Library. Seeds of Science: Why we got it so wrong on GMOs, is a book by Mark Lynas, a one time anti-GM food activist who, after investigating the views of the scientific community on the subject changed his position. He has since become an outspoken proponent of GM food. Seeds of Science tells the story of this journey, and offers…Continue readingSeeds of Science – Mark Lynas

Reviews and Such Recipes

Slow Roasted Pork

This post about slow roasted pork, is the third post in my series on MB Holiday Foods. One thing about the holidays is that they tend to be exceptionally busy. So, it’s great to be able to enjoy grab and go treats. It’s also great to have food that you don’t have to fuss too much over. Today I’ve got a recipe Slow Roasted Pork. It’s not quite just stick it in the oven and forget it, but close. I’m…Continue readingSlow Roasted Pork

Common Eating theology

Slow Church-Taste and See

Over at I’ve just finished a review of a book entitled Slow Church.  In the book, the authors make the contention that we need to slow down in our approach to the way and which we practice our church life.  They fear that the church has succumbed to “McDonaldization” and needs to recover a practice of “Slow Church,” much like many in the food world are saying we need to recover a practice of “Slow Food.” Chris Smith and Jon…Continue readingSlow Church-Taste and See

Mobile Food Reviews and Such

Beaujena’s Mobile French Table

I first noticed the Beaujena’s truck last year.  However, it always seemed to have large lineups.  I was also told by co-workers that the service was quite slow.  I ended up giving it a pass.  Early this summer I noticed the truck was back.  There was no one in line so I decided to give it a try.  I wanted to try it again before writing it up, but a couple of days later it had disappeared.Beaujena’s food truck is…Continue readingBeaujena’s Mobile French Table