Some dietary choices are harder to implement than others, and sodium intake is one of the most difficult to keep in check. But do we have to? (Yes.)
What exactly happens in a blender? I ponder while cooking a palak paneer curry, which involves a fair bit of blending.
When a plant is domesticated over years and years of painstaking selection, what you eventually get is a cultivated variety of the wild species. Hence the usual carrots are bright orange as opposed to their pale and mildly toxic wild relatives. Similarly the wild ancestor of maize used to have the tiniest seed grains instead … Continue reading The vast and incestuous family of kale | Day 73
A team of scientists in Canada decided to see whether people are willing to pay more for high calorie foods when presented with a simulated auction-type scenario. What followed was so baffling it’s hard to make a conclusion.