Clean Meat – Paul Shapiro

In my last post, on James McWilliams’s Eating Promiscuously, I mentioned that when it came to the subject of eating clean or in vitro, meat he seemed to dismiss it’s potential out of hand. I found that stance rather surprising because I was also reading Clean Meat, by Paul Shapiro, formerly an executive with  the Humane Society of the …

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Consider the Fork – Bee Wilson

I love to read and write about food books. I enjoy recipe books somewhat, but I really like books about how we eat, and eating together. At Christmas I received among my presents, Consider the Fork, by Bee Wilson. Consider the Fork takes the reader through history (largely northern and western) and shows how the utensils, particularly the …

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