Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of July 28, 2019)

Image: A Neapolitan Watermelon Shop from the Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

Pyttipanna: Swedish for “small pieces in a pan.”

  • If you’re worried about controlling your blood pressure or avoiding diabetes, you may want to head to your neighborhood farmers market
  • When it comes to the current administration’s dealing with the poor, it’s now all stick and no carrot
  • But the current administration has nothing on Venezuela, whose own administration is starving its people by way of a corrupt state-run food program
  • The recent trend of comfort food at fine dining establishments explained
  • Native Americans flourish nutritionally when they find their way back to their traditional foodways, but the challenge is finding their way back to their traditional lands
  • Social media backlash drives body-shaming dinner plates from Macy’s shelves
  • A short history of astronaut food past
  • …And a rundown of astronaut food present
  • Ingested gecko claims another victim
  • Rise of the farming robots in the Netherlands

I’m always taking suggestions for food-related articles, projects, thought experiments to feature. Send them to @AusterityKitchn, and let me know how you would like to be credited.