BBQ food 

It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guide to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from star cooks would circulate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, almost instantaneously. On Instagram, a alliance of food nerds not just cooks, but( amateur) bakers, baristas, brewers and artisan producers are producing a creative frenzy of new ideas and potential break-out trends. It is depleting.…

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US website calls mince on toast a ‘British classic’- then New Zealand claims it

Observer critic Jay Rayner leads disowning of monstrosity, leaving New Zealanders to take credit for ultimate comfort food New Zealand has claimed the abomination and monstrosity that is mince on toast, after an American food website triggered hubbub in the UK when it claimed the dish was a classic of British cuisine. Eater.com posted a video featuring the dish on Twitter on Monday, saying: Mince meat on toast is a quintessential British comfort classic. There was an immediate backlash on social media, with most Britons claiming they had never heard…

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BBQ food 

It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guide to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from star cooks would disseminate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, nearly instantly. On Instagram, a coalition of food nerds not just chefs, but( amateur) bakers, baristas, brewers and artisan producers are producing a creative craze of new ideas and potential break-out trends. It is exhausting.…

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BBQ food 

It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guide to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from star chefs would disseminate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, almost instantaneously. On Instagram, a coalition of food nerds not just cooks, but( amateur) bakers, baristas, brewers and artisan producers are making a creative craze of new ideas and potential break-out trends. It is depleting.…

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BBQ food 

Alabama pit stops: 5 of the best gas station barbecue joints

Alabama excels at the gas station barbecue a sub-genre of one of the few genuinelies American cuisines which is now being tailor-made for lovers of the open road Gas station barbecue is just what it says it is: homespun food, cooked yards from the petrol pumps, in small kitchens. Ribs, pulled pork and chicken wings are served on paper plates at simple table sets inside the garages, overlooking aisles stacked with engine petroleum, anti-freeze and rubber hoses. It is not surprising Alabama excels at this road-trip cuisine of convenience: the…

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BBQ food 

It’s poke, man: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guidebook to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from star chefs would circulate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, almost instantly. On Instagram, a alliance of food nerds not just chefs, but( amateur) bakers, baristas, brewers and artisan producers are generating a creative frenzy of new ideas and potential break-out trends. It is exhausting.…

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BBQ food 

It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guide to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from star chefs would circulate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, almost instantaneously. On Instagram, a coalition of food nerds not just cooks, but( amateur) bakers, baristas, brewers and artisan producers are making a creative craze of new ideas and potential break-out trends. It is depleting.…

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BBQ food 

US website calls mince on toast a ‘British classic’- then New Zealand claims it

Observer critic Jay Rayner results disowning of monstrosity, leaving New Zealanders to take credit for ultimate consolation food New Zealand has claimed the abomination and monstrosity that is mince on toast, after an American food website triggered uproar in the UK when it claimed the dish was a classic of British cuisine. Eater.com posted a video featuring the dish on Twitter on Monday, saying: Mince meat on toast is a quintessential British consolation classic. There was an immediate backlash on social media, with most Britons claiming they had never heard…

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How to enjoy eating outdoors: a guide to avoiding wasps, sand and warm mayonnaise

From flying bugs to the weather, Mother Nature can be a cruel mistress. Heres how to master British summertime barbecues and barbecues and realise your alfresco dining fantasies The simple pleasures of dining alfresco are a well-worn topic at this time of year: it is hardly news that food savours better in the open air, even if it is more likely to be our appreciation, rather than our perception of flavor, that is enhanced by the novel surrounds of a cliff top, a sail dinghy or even a park bench.…

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BBQ food 

Alabama pit stop: 5 of the best gas station barbecue joints

Alabama excels at the gas station barbecue a sub-genre of one of the few truly American cuisines which is tailor-made for lovers of the open road Gas station barbecue is just what it says it is: homespun food, cooked yards from the petrol pumps, in small kitchens. Ribs, pulled pork and chicken wings are served on paper plates at simple table defines inside the garages, overlooking aisles stacked with engine oil, anti-freeze and rubber hoses. It is not surprising Alabama excels at this road-trip cuisine of convenience: the deep souths…

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