Weekend reads: When I grow up I want to be a food forager, what’s in your bread and more
The days are shorter, the air colder, and Evan Strusinski moves easily through the woods, hunting for the last mushrooms and berries of the season.With what seems like a sixth sense, he spots a mammoth maitake mushroom at the base of a towering oak tree. He has just the client.
Just in time for entertaining season, here's our biggest source list yet for eco-tabletop — whether you're shopping for gifts or for yourself. This long list is divided into three parts: 1) dishes made from mindful materials, 2) servingware that's fair trade, and 3) vintage tabletop ripe for re-use.
Today we’ll take a look at the other ingredients in bread. To do this, we analyzed the ingredient lists of over 2,000 breads. The average list had 20-25 ingredients! That’s 5 times more ingredients than you need for a basic bread (flour, water, yeast, salt). It’s important to note, some ingredients, such as dough conditioners used in tiny amounts are not required to be labeled!
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