Blogger Goes AWOL

I haven’t posted lately but stay with me because coming up this month : A review of The Art of Fermentation: An In-Depth Exploration of Essential Concepts and Processes from Around the World by Sandor Ellis Katz An article about a recent trip to Taranaki Farm that left me coated in pigshit, omnivore’s guilt and unanswered questions The answers to a reader’s question about margarine … Continue reading Blogger Goes AWOL

Won’t You Live On Sugar Mountain?

Won’t You Live On Sugar Mountain?[1] I’m having difficulty typing this because I’m holding an ice cream, specifically a Bulla Crunch Vanilla ice cream: Ingredients for which include the numbers 476, 412, 407, 322, 500 and 160b. This ice cream contains 16.4 grams of sugar. Since 2008 every month or so my friend and I quit sugar. We get out a packet of textas and … Continue reading Won’t You Live On Sugar Mountain?

Eat Fake Food. As Much As You Want. Mostly E numbers.

Halfway through my quest to figure out what is in Fruche I watched part three of Food Additives: An Edible Adventure on SBS. It was presented by a food writer called Stefan Gates who was so pro-additive he talked about ‘the magic we’ve come to expect from supermarket food.’ The show started with him glossing over public fears of food additives, then the documentary goes … Continue reading Eat Fake Food. As Much As You Want. Mostly E numbers.