Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Homegrown hero: We heart Jamie Oliver

UK dollface and chef activist Jamie Oliver is sparking a rash of gasps across the pond with his new FoodTV show. His methods for taking "know your food" to a whole new level are changing the way people think about how they eat... And that makes us love him even more.
In today's New York Times Food section: Looking Dinner In The Eye

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Pollan: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

This is how the introduction to Michael Pollan’s “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto” begins:

“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. That, more or less, is the short answer to the supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing question of what we humans should eat in order to be maximally healthy.”

Of course, he goes into exquisite detail about what constitutes real food, versus what Americans find on many grocery shelves today. And, of course, we couldn’t agree more: Eat food. Know where your food comes from and how it is grown.

Read the entire introduction to “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto” here