Food in Egypt; Sang Yoon's Lukshon; Carrot Fennel Soup
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Market Report ()
Anne Smith is the founder and director of The New School of Cooking (8690 Washington Blvd., Culver City). They use mostly farmers market ingredients in their classes. She shares a recipe for carrot, fennel and orange soup here.
Robin Smith of Mud Creek Ranch has 10-12 varieties on tangerines at the farmers market, including Satsuma, Daisy and Clementine varieties. See pictures of the Mud Creek stand here.
Irvine Farmers Market ()
Delilah Snell is the author of The Road Less Traveled, an eco-store in Santa Ana. She is also a master preserver. She visted the Irvine Farmers Market for Good Food. Cal Poly Pomona has a stall there, where they sell citrus, avocados, lettuce and more. You can also find 5 Bar Beef and Blackmarket Bakery. Pictures from the market are here.
Food in Egypt ()
Claudia Roden is a cookbook author who was born in Egypt, who now lives in the UK. She has written extensively on the foods on the Mediterranean and the Middle East. FInd out more about how wheat prices and bread influenced the protests here.
Obesity in the Developing World ()Dr. Timothy Armstrong heads the World Health Organization's efforts on promoting a healthy diet and physical education. Part of their strategy is to target the marketing of unhealthy food to children (more in the LA Times).
Jonathan Gold on Sang Yoon's Lukshon ()
Thai Laotian Restaurant ()
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Black History Month ()Dr. Frederick Douglas Opie is a history professor at Babson College in Massachusetts, and the author of Hog & Hominy: Soul Food from Africa to America. All this month on his blog, he's been musing about food and black history.
Date Festival ()Deep End Diner and Good Food Contributor Eddie Lin was a the Riverside County Fair where he stopped by the National Date Festival in Indio (ends February 27). As well as sampling over twenty varieties of dates, Eddie also went to the ostrich and camel races. He also tried the world famous date shake. The recipe for Shield's famous date shake is here. Martha Stewart's date shake recipe is here.
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