Undercover Pregnancy yIs a thirty three page harangue tellingou that ou "MUST purchase our parmesan cheese from Parma Italy instead of Parma Ohio there are hundreds of books which provide a "purchase Hummer your parmesan cheese from Parma Italy instead of Parma Ohio there are hundreds of books which provide a and complete description of wine and scotch production thanou will find here in chapter 7 and chapter 9 alcoholic beverages are among the most scrutinized of all consumables so I would have appreciated a book on real food spending a little less time on liuor I think I was about eight when I figured out Log Cabin syrup was corn syrup with brown food coloring chapter 11 chapter 6 is the phoniest chapter because ou know after Olmsted here tells true gourmets that they must demand Kobe beef only from Japanese government certified farms in his next book he will tell his readers that they must only eat food produced within 100 miles of home he alludes to this here on several occasions and
#then probably brays #probably brays his Dartmouth students that Kobe beef is contributing to global warmingbr Good book informative I buy the occasional ready meal but no I eat very little
Meat But After Readingbut after reading book it will be organic only Read and learn Bought this as a birthday present for a training dietician who absolutely loved it I definitely need to get a copy for myself I never realised that food was so misrepresented Fish beef olive oil no one ie government is watching or monitoring the claims of food authenticity That cheats us and the people that are providing it honestly Well written book. Massive bait and switch in which counterfeiting is rampant and in which the consumer ultimately pays the price But Olmsted does than show us what foods to avoid A bona fide gourmand he travels to the sources of the real stuff to help us recognize what to look for eat and savor genuine Parmigiano Reggiano from Italy fresh caught grouper from Florida authentic port from Portugal Real foods that are grown raised produced and prepared with care by masters of their craft Part cautionary tale part culinary crusade Real Food Fake Food is addictively readable mouthwateringly enjoyable and utterly relevan. ,
Olive oils kobe beef wine and spirits and cheese Not much else I think this book speaks to the food preferences of Mr Olmstead than a comprehensive treatment of the thousands of food products ou ll find in a typical grocery store What he left out could fill volumes His often long ramblings about regional culture specific farms and villages his travels "and his food experiences tended to obscure what I was looking for based on the title of the book "his food experiences tended to obscure what I was looking for based on the title of the book better title might have been Larry s World of Food or something like thatBottom line excellent information but for a limited set of foods and beverages A must for the health conscious Top read READ THIS reading this did make me think of the old Eat This Not That series chapter 3 Fishy Fish was appalling and depressing describing the worst examples of business malfeasance and government negligence and corruption in the production and sale of ANY retail product not just foodI m sick of these dilettante Today Show cardiologists going on TV and demanding that all Americans eat fish at every meal I wish I could force them to read this chapter so they will shut up chapter 5 provides a fine demonstration of how European principles of collective trademarks enhance the uality of food while US trademark law degrades it chapter 10 is the best guide ou will find anywhere to the purchase of safe and healthy meat chapter 12 provides a nice cherry to the sundae with a well deserved bashing of the FDANOT THAT chapter Rmesan cheese made from wood pulp Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all Extra virgin olive oil that isnt So many fake foods are in our supermarkets our restaurants and our kitchen cabinets that its hard to know what were eating any In Real Food Fake Food award winning journalist Larry Olmsted convinces us why real food matters and empowers consumers to make smarter choices Olmsted brings readers into the unregulated food industry revealing the shocking deception that extends from high end foods like olive oil wine and Kobe beef to everyday staples such as coffee honey juice and cheese Its Our household is very careful about the food we buy which is why I was uite interested in this book by Mr Olmstead I was fortunate to hear the interview of him on the Diane Rehm show as well However I found "This Book To Be Rather Frustrating Though It Does Contain "book to be rather frustrating though it does contain wealth of interesting and at times compelling information We tend to buy organic whenever possible and constantly struggle with the budget challenges that presents So I was hopeful this book would not only provide a sort of guide map for selecting high uality foods but would also either reassure me that the organic brand is worth while or dissuade me from spending the extra cash on organic labeled productsRegarding the organic brand it is never directly addressed There are many comments that cast significant doubt on the organic label and others that suggest ou look for the label Certainly it depends on the food under consideration In some cases such as seafood there is no organic standard However in others Mr Olmstead presents the picture of a defined standard that is not enforced I m left pretty much where I started choose organic when possible even if it isn t 100% accurate Further it always pays to have some idea of the provenance of the product country of origin farm etc even if that can be fakedI was also a little surprised to see two entire chapters devoted to meat an entire chapter on Champagne and Scotch an entire chapter on wines As a book on "Food It Is Really "it is really book about seafood. Olmsted makes ou insanely hungry and steaming mad a must read for anyone who cares deeply about the safety of our food and the welfare of our planet Steven Raichlen author of the Barbecue Bible seriesThe world is full of delicious lovingly crafted foods that embody the terrain weather and culture of their origins Unfortunately its also full of brazen impostors In this entertaining and important book Olmsted helps us fall in love with the real stuff and steer clear of the fraudsters Kirk Kardashian author of Milk Money Cash Cows and the Death of the American Dairy Farm Youve seen the headlines Pa.