Noire de Caromb Fig

Noire de Caromb Fig

The “Noire de Caromb”, the dark Caromb fig is a very sweet, juicy fig that is firm when it is ripe. It”s much sought after in France during the summer. The first crop, in July, is a larger fig that is long and dark red outside and red inside. The second crop, in September, is more round and dark purple outside and red inside.

No-Kill Eggs Go on Sale

No-Kill Eggs Go on Sale

A first breakthrough has been made to determine the gender before eggs are hatched. This avoids the mass killing of male chicks by the poultry industry.

Eating Superfood - A Guide to Longevity

Eating Superfood – A Guide to Longevity

Superfood, as defined in Wikipedia, is “a marketing term for food with supposed health benefits as a result of some part of its nutritional analysis or its overall nutrient density”.

UN 2018 Climate Change Report

UN Climate Report: A Stern Message to Climate Nihilists

The current US administration will label or maybe already has labelled the UN Climate Report as fake news. I don’t know, I don’t follow twitter utterings.The report will either be ignored or used to whip up the Trumpian “climate nihilist” base.

Ultra-processed Products now half of all UK Family Food Purchases

Ultra-processed products now half of all UK family food purchases

Another excellent article in the Guardian yesterday: “The study of 19 European countries is published this month in a special issue of the journal Public Health Nutrition. It shows that UK families buy more ultra-processed food than any others in Europe, amounting to 50.7% of the diet. Germany comes second, at 46.2% and then Ireland on 45.9%. “

Bread Like in the Old Times (Boulangerie Frederic Boyer - Sarrians)

Bread Like in the Old Times

Frederic bakes traditional bread day after day in an ancient wood-fired oven dating back to 1713. Now, in order to test the temperature of the oven, he first bakes the Tourton de Baucaire.

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