meet the mind of a chef. david chang + zero point zero’s new show on pbs. it’s not a celebrity chef-driven competition, nor an iteration of the angry chef whipping cooks into shape, the mind of a chef is a show on pbs that aims to educate and entertain viewers with a genuine interest in food culture.
each of the 16 half-hour episodes focuses on a theme that provides a unique lens for understanding the reasoning, curiosity and fascinations that inspire david chang. bonus: the soothing tones of anthony bourdain as narrator + the prolific harold mcgee doing his best bill nye the science guy.
“The Internet (or Web) of Things is the next big wave in the Internet’s development - at least as disruptive as the web itself. Using smart-tagging and advanced connectivity to digitize dumb products - from bikes and bottles to refrigerator
watch this space! urbancook
how many teaspoons make a tablespoon?
how many pints make up a quart?
hopefully this chart makes it clear when measuring out your recipe’s ingredients list
food science is something we, as a society, is still grappling with
Seeds of Freedom charts the story of seed from its roots at the heart of traditional, diversity rich farming systems across the world, to being transformed into a powerful commodity, used to monopolise the global food system.The film highlights the extent to which the industrial agricultural system, and genetically modified (GM) seeds in particular, has impacted on the enormous agro -biodiversity evolved by farmers and communities around the world, since the beginning of agriculture.
Seeds of Freedom seeks to challenge the mantra that large-scale, industrial agriculture is the only means by which we can feed the world, promoted by the pro-GM lobby. In tracking the story of seed it becomes clear how corporate agenda has driven the take over of seed in order to make vast profit and control of the food global system.