Smart Mouth Newsletter

Smart Mouth Newsletter: Maybe Not Delicious, Definitely Important

2023-09-08T18:49:33-08:00September 8th, 2023|

By Carol Pope "I don’t have a double boiler, so I improvise with a large saucepan and metal mixing bowl. According to my copy of “Better Meals with Gel-Cookery,” (published in 1952), the mixture of scalded milk, egg yolks and gelatine should be thickening by now. I’m concerned. [...]

Smart Mouth Newsletter: The Dishes to Eat in Barcelona

2023-09-08T16:07:49-08:00August 31st, 2023|

By Aina de Lapparent Alvarez Barcelona’s multiculturalism can make it hard to find food that feels unique to the city. However, Barcelona’s homegrown food culture, much like that in the rest of the surrounding Catalan countryside, is thriving if you know where to look. For your next visit, here [...]

Smart Mouth Newsletter: Peanut Butter — Comparable to Wine

2023-08-25T12:24:24-08:00August 24th, 2023|

By Jake Safane When it comes to some plant-derived products like wine, coffee, and chocolate, untold lines have been written describing the flavor nuances of each mouthful. For others, such as peanut butter, hardly anyone seems to think twice about variations, beyond maybe whether there’s additives like sugar. [...]

Smart Mouth Newsletter: Excellent Breakfast Burritos

2023-08-17T11:53:13-08:00August 17th, 2023|

By Carly Weaver I am forever on the hunt for THE breakfast burrito. Luckily, I live in one of the best possible cities to find it. In Los Angeles, breakfast burritos are aplenty. From Pasadena to Redondo Beach, this city doesn’t just have options — it’s got good [...]

Smart Mouth Newsletter: Sheffield’s Secret Sauce

2023-08-10T18:36:41-08:00August 3rd, 2023|

By Ellen Beardmore Every time Petty Officer Christopher Hastings of Great Britain prepares for his next spell at sea, he packs one item first. That precious cargo is his 12-week supply of Henderson’s Relish, a dark, peppery table sauce synonymous with Sheffield, in northern England. At first, one [...]

Smart Mouth Newsletter: Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips

2023-08-10T18:28:23-08:00July 27th, 2023|

By Brittany Moseley Ohio is the birthplace of a number of restaurant chains, from Wendy’s and Arby’s to Buffalo Wild Wings and White Castle. But none have the cultish following of Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips. Much of the allure around Arthur Treacher’s is that today, only two [...]

Smart Mouth Newsletter: 24hrs to eat in Singapore

2023-08-10T18:17:04-08:00July 20th, 2023|

By Jolyn ChuaHome to a melting pot of cultures, Singapore has a culinary landscape that is incredibly diverse. You can be wolfing down an Indian murtabak (savory stuffed pancake) one moment, crunching on a delightfully crispy Peranakan kueh pie tee (pastry stuffed with braised turnip and shrimp) the next, [...]

Smart Mouth Newsletter: Unlicensed Farms Fight Hunger

2023-07-13T12:10:45-08:00July 13th, 2023|

Unlicensed Farms Shield Zimbabwe from Ukraine War-Induced HungerBy Ashley SimangoRussia’s invasion of Ukraine has sparked what may become a “historic” global food crisis, and this has deepened pangs of hunger especially in women-led households in distressed African countries. In Zimbabwe, 6600 miles away from the battlefield, the misery of [...]

Smart Mouth Newsletter: The Big Business of Tiny Fish

2023-07-13T11:59:19-08:00July 8th, 2023|

The Big Business of Tiny Fish By Rosen Pitman-Wallace If you’re on TikTok, or just plugged into the online food world, you’ve probably heard the phrase “tinned fish.” Tinned fish — or, to normies, canned seafood — has been having a bit of a moment online, with people [...]


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