Blogs With Bite


[Mike is one of my oldest friends; we started hanging out together in, oh, 1966 or so, though we knew each other before that. Nowadays, he lives in DC, blogs at NotionsCapital, and will contribute frequently to, with a monthly Blogs with Bite (the most unusual food sites you’ll ever find) and more. – mb]

Blogs with Bite is an occasional omnivorous sampling of food blogs and sites we find particularly tasty. Follow the trail of bread crumbs back to earlier editions, starting here.

Here’s a fresh serving of Blogs with Bite:

Asian Dumpling Tips —  Few people know more about gyōza, wonton, lumpia, momo, bao, har gow, siu mai, and samosa than Andrea Nguyen, and none of them write as well.

McDonald’s History – “Travel through time using our Interactive Timeline! See the birth of McDonald’s, the launch of your favorite menu item, McDonald’s characters, or advertising jingles!”Jellypress  — “Old recipes, art, and ideas” from Laura Schenone and Nancy Ring. – “The largest collection of vintage California sardine can labels on the Internet.” Gallery and Pacific sardine facts.

à la carte –  The “culinary ramblings, thoughts, comments, observations, and miscellany of one Francophile [Peter Hertzmann] including lots of recipes and pictures.” 

BBC Glossary of Food Terms –  “A to Z guide to cookery terms” from BBC Food. –  World’s largest website about airline meals. Economy Class, Business Class, and First Class meals; airline food in films; menu card archive; more.

Flagrante Delícia – Remarkable desserts by Leonor de Sousa Bastos; astounding photography by Miguel Coelho. Also in Portuguese.

World Hearth Recipe Collection –   Database of 3000 recipes from many cultures compiled by Laura Law and Storm Wilder, sorted alphabetically and by cuisine. Most entries cite the original sources.

Mental Masala — Well-written food and cooking blog from Berkeley, with occasional posts on nature and art.

Asian Ingredients Guide — A guide to many components of Asian recipes, assembled by MakanTime of Singapore.

Off the Broiler – Blog of ”Technologist, Food Obsessive, Arrogant Wiseass, eGullet Founder” Jason Perlow (nice interview with him PBS.  

Image (“Food Blogger Returning from the Market, after André Fougeron”) by Mike Licht.


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