links for 2007-01-10
Heston Blumenthal was on Blue Peter (a UK kid's show) today, to promote a cooking contest for children. Here's a child-friendly Q and A with him.
The Frias avocado is supposed to have substantially less fat content than the normal Hass type (the one with the black knobbly skin). I wonder if it still has that creamy unctuous texture.
"They found capsaicin, an ingredient of jalapeno peppers, triggers cancer cell death by attacking mitochondria - the cells' energy-generating boiler rooms." All hail the hot chili pepper.