Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of September 1, 2019)

Image: Library of Congress

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

  • Pushback by restaurateurs in India against food delivery apps
  • A coming exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum to feature cheese made with bacteria swabbed from celebrities (Yes, you read that right)
  • Toilers in the gig economy working where they dine out in ever increasing numbers
  • A blighting fungus newly arrived to South America threatens wholesale wipeout of the banana market
  • Sheer heart attack! British man frys up pork chop bearing likeness of long-departed Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury
  • Recent Australian study finds that long-term observance of the “paleo” diet may change your gut flora … and not for the better
  • Various ways of reducing food waste considered
  • Meet the latest superfood: mesquite
  • For the record, a Dairy Queen in South Carolina does not use burger patties made of human flesh, despite rumors to the contrary

Iím 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.