How To Create Food Production and Access

by Admin on October 28, 2014

Did you know that about 1/3 of all food produced in the world is wasted? That’s 1.3 billion tons of food. In some cases, wealthy countries waste more food than others can produce. Food production needs to improve. There are millions of people who do not have access to food. By making practical changes to our current systems, we can create more access to food globally.

In the infographic below, you’ll find an overview of the major problems with the current food system. The facts and numbers are very interesting, including sustainable and industrial food. Then, you’ll get practical approaches to improving our current systems. These include a look at labor in the food markets as well as waste produced.

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The Finest Ethnic Dining in Cambridge, MA

by Admin on October 17, 2014

Cambridge, MA, home of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is known for its beautiful natural scenery and its eye-catching historic architecture. It positions itself as a liberal bastion where education is revered. In fact it has even advertised itself as “a city where counter culture still lives, classic culture thrives, and multicultural is a way of life.” In addition to these fine features, Cambridge is also home of an eclectic collection of ethnic eateries that should also be part of its advertising focus.

Oleana Restaurant

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This Mediterranean-Turkish restaurant has been praised as having the best food in town. Located just a little over a mile from the Royal Sonesta Boston Hotel, it has an award-winning patio area that is ideal for summer evening dining. Of course, the food it what truly sets Oleana apart. Ana Sortun has an outrageously creative knack with food. You’ll understand once you’ve tried her lamb steak with Turkish spices and fava bean moussaka, or the delectable chickpea crêpe with smoked cinnamon aioli.

Pastry chef Maura Kilpatrick’s desserts are another highlight, with homemade ice creams like cocoa rose ice cream with date rose truffle, or the salted butter ice cream with butter crêpe.

Craigie on Main

This French-American restaurant boasts celebrated Boston chef Tony Maws. He combines his French-inspired rustic style with an unrelenting passion for using organic ingredients at this spacious bistro located just a mile away from the Hyatt Regency Cambridge Hotel.

Try one of the 18 different burgers with the housemade bun. The chef includes dehydrated miso, suet, and bone marrow for a truly delicious combination. For more of a French experience, start with charred octopus and oysters, and then the pork three ways as an entrée. It’s a subtle merging of sensations brought together with surprising bursts of flavor at exactly the right places.

Giulia

This Italian restaurant located between Porter and Harvard Squares, less than a mile from the Charles Hotel, provides a spirited blend of cooking with gracious hospitality. You can’t go wrong if you start with the bruschetta and burrata tomato salad. Follow it up with pastas like orechiette, fusilli, papparadlle, and agnolotti. Then try one of the many desserts, like affogatao, white cap flint corn cake, chocolate terrine, or panacotta.

The Helmand

This Afghani restaurant, named after an Afghani river, and located not far from the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel, offers dishes that are both delicious and fun to pronounce. Try the dwopiaza and sabzi. Take in the swirling aromas of coriander, turmeric, and cardamom. Dishes with lamb or pumpkin are truly a revelation here.

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Author Bio

Gabriel Winston, a Hipmunk writer, likes to write about unusual places, when possible about caves in South America, though fashionable digs across North America are also interesting. He lives in Alberta, Canada and loves hiking and recording his trips on film and on his blog Where the Dog Never Lies.

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Small-Label Wineries Make Intimate Field Trips in Napa, CA

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5 Top Restaurants in New York City

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The Worlds Most Popular Dinner Party Main Courses

March 3, 2014

If you’re planning the perfect dinner party for some friends over the next couple of weeks, you’re probably browsing the internet in search of the perfect main course ideas, right? Well, luckily, I’ve done some of the hard work for you, and although you won’t find the recipes here, you will encounter some pretty amazing […]

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The Messiest Foods in the World

January 17, 2014

When I think about messy foods, some of the things that come to mind are things like red wines, jams, beetroot, watermelon, saffron or turmeric died rice and that sort of thing. However, it’s not really the food that’s messy but the person eating the food that can make it into a very messy food.  […]

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How to Lay the Table – Properly

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So, you want to learn how to set the table properly for your guests and family members for whenever they come over for a meal with you? Well, you have come to the right place for just that. I am about to explain, point by point, how do set the perfect table. Table Position (& […]

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Cooking Your Food In The Kitchen? (Infographic)

November 13, 2013

At Follow Me Foodies, we love to eat and talk about one thing: food! Today, we have an interesting share on where we do most of our eating, cooking and everything food related. If you haven’t thought of it yet, where else do you eat? It’s the kitchen. This infographic is a great look at […]

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