Why Foodies Must Also be Environmentalists

By Lyndal Cairns

Foodies and environmentalists don’t always get along. Environmentalists make compromises daily for sustainability. Foodies are known for being single-minded and ruthless in their search for the perfect meal. But I argue: If you love food, you must appreciate and respect the environment in which it was grown. And that means you have to make green…

The Big Fish in Sustainable Seafood

By Lyndal Cairns

So here we are, my husband and I, standing in a busy Asian supermarket on a Saturday morning and I have two cuts of frozen fish in my hands. My husband and I are discussing which one to buy and we’re considering type of fish, cut, price and how far it’s traveled to our plate.…

In defense of American food

By Lyndal Cairns

From the so-called “pink slime” formed into chicken nuggets to spray-on cheese and microwaveable everything, American food gets a bad rep abroad. But there is a lot to love about eating here in the US.

Everything you know about curry is wrong

By nopantsadmin

For most of us, the word curry is synonymous with Indian food. We think of them as hot and spicy, and we might recall some of our favorites – like chicken tikka masala. But almost everything we think we know about curry is wrong.