Top Posts & Pages
- Bone Broth, Gelatine, Oxalate, and Kidney Stones
- The menaquinone (vitamin K2) content of animal products and fermented foods.
- Eating DNA: Dietary Nucleotides in Nutrition
- Hippocratic misquotations: Let thy quotations not be by Hippocrates
- Brazil nuts and the variation in their selenium content
- Evolving salt: Did humans evolve on a high salt diet?
- Bone Broth Mineral Content
- Whisky polyphenols and their potential health effects
- Diet and Nutrition of the Lion
Monthly Archives: October 2013
Razor shells fresh from the fishmonger. Razor shells, also known as razor clams, are bivalves that are commonly found around the coasts of the British Isles. While common they are by all accounts not easy to catch as when sensing … Continue reading
Carrageen seaweed pudding with raspberries. Following on from the previous post on seaweed eating in Aberdeen this is another quote from a later passage in the same article of the 8th November 1856 edition of Household Words. “The common plants which … Continue reading
The Dulse Gatherers by W. H Bartlett Seaweeds have been used as a source of nourishment for millennia by coastal peoples around the world. The culinary uses of seaweed as best known in Britain now from cuisines of the East … Continue reading
Freshly washed elderberries and vodka ready for infusing. The elderberries are abundant on the trees around Aberdeen this autumn and I have been looking for something interesting to do with them. Traditionally they can make rather a nice wine but sadly … Continue reading
I have a personal interest in the eating of honey and the diets of our ancient ancestors. Therefore, I was particularly interested to read a recent paper in the journal Food and Foodways. Here Alyssa Crittenden, a behavioural ecologist and nutritional … Continue reading