Wednesday Links: Southern Food, British Cookbooks, and French Preschoolers

17th Mar 2010

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[Oxford American]

Welcome to Wednesday Links. This is our weekly collection of four of the most interesting food links we've discovered in the past week. Enjoy!

Oxford American Food Issue
Guest editor John T. Edge puts together an issue all about food in the American South, from haute soul food to the apparent controversy of the heritage of Creole cuisine, concluding that "food is caloric fuel, sure, but also a means of cultural expression, on par with music and literature."

Healthy Preschool Eating, The French Version
Preschools students in France regularly eat better than their three year counterparts in the United States. Meals usually include "an hors d’oeuvre, salad, main course, cheese plate and dessert."

Carp: The Asian Invader
This species of fish is dangerously close to invading the Great Lakes. What should we do to solve the problem? Eat it.

Cookery Books: Britain's Gift to America
Are the Brits just better at making cookbooks than we are? Many of our favorite cookbooks--Jamie Oliver, Fergus Henderson, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall--hail from the UK. Step it up, America.


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