GOOD READ: Cooking paella in Marta’s Barcelona kitchen

FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE. ‘Today we’re going to learn how to make paella. Not just paella. A good paella,” says Marta Amb Tu Cuinem as she address the 10 strangers who have gathered around the kitchen table in her Barcelona flat. The cheery space is filled with an array of students from various corners of…

A Few Minutes with Nigella Lawson

As part of her new book tour for SIMPLY NIGELLA: FOOD TO NOURISH BODY & SOUL NIgella Lawsom stopped by #BookPeople in Austin, TX. While her time with the gathered crowd was brief, it was honest and off-the-cuff. The crowd of about 70  lauded, laughed and loved Nigella’s warm and welcoming personality. Her brief talk was…

WORTH READING: How Will Technology Change Farming?

FROM GRIST.ORG.  Farmers are looking for information to help them grow more with fewer resources and less environmental impact. The “Internet of Things” — in the form of cheap sensors to measure water and soil composition — could help them do that. You’d have to work hard to make a breakthrough improvement on the smartphone at this point….

WORTH READING: “The Un-Restaurant Trend”

A nice article about the changing culture of “dining out”. Read more from FOOD AND WINE.  “The real innovation is the overall experience. Lazy Bear didn’t feel like any dinner party I’ve ever been to; a more apt comparison might be a meal in a luxurious private club where the member who invited you got…

WORTH READING: How to Turn Your Love of Cooking Into Extra Cash

MoneyTalksNews  posted a nice article about the trend of local or private chefs embarking on a new trend in dining – shared dining. We call it the “Uber of dining”.  We are happy to be a part of Eatwith.com in Austin Texas. Check out the listings here. Meantime, give the MoneyTalkersNews article a read: “No fewer…