Archive for November, 2011

Food Matters by Mark Bittman

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments
Food Matters by Mark Bittman




A fantastic read about how food has an impact not just on us, but the environment, and what to do about it. Includes fantastic recipes, Bittman-style

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Another Way to Use Potatoes: TidBit of the Day

| November 30, 2011 | 4 Comments
Another Way to Use Potatoes: TidBit of the Day




Got a sunburn? Use raw potatoes. The home remedy method is to make it into a paste and let it dry. If you don’t have a blender, just rinse, slice and apply. Just like ZomppaKat did.

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O’Scones: Photo of the Day

| November 30, 2011 | 3 Comments
O’Scones: Photo of the Day




Fresh warm scones from scratch near Powerscourt Estate in Dublin, Ireland.

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Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook

| November 29, 2011 | 2 Comments
Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook




Based on his James Beard Award-winning article, “The Price of Tomatoes,” James Beard Society-winning Barry Estabrook of Politics of the Plate book: Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit examines the huge human and environmental cost of the $5 billion fresh tomato industry.

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Wicked Whoopie: TidBit of the Day

| November 29, 2011 | 4 Comments
Wicked Whoopie: TidBit of the Day




Whoopie!!! Who doesn’t love a whoopie pie? Especially a 15-pound one? Wicked Whoopie, located in Freeport, Maine, has been featured on Oprah and received all sorts of press. And for good reason. It has countless of flavors, and each one is carefully wrapped in a little package of joy. They are soft, sweet, and satisfying. […]

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Roasted Corn: Photo of the Day

| November 29, 2011 | 3 Comments
Roasted Corn: Photo of the Day




Roasted corn over an open fire in Puncak, Indonesia.

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Editors’ Note

| November 28, 2011 | 2 Comments
Editors’ Note




November 2011   Editors’ Note Welcome to Zomppa 2.0! Time really flies when you’re having fun. It is almost December, Thanksgiving has just passed in the United States and winter is already settling in some parts of the world. For the past several months, the folks at Zomppa have been very busy and have worked […]

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Too Pickley! by Jean Reidy

| November 28, 2011 | 0 Comments
Too Pickley! by Jean Reidy




Written by Jean Reidy and Illustrated by Geneviève Leloup A rhythmic story about a little boy who rejects anything put in front of him until he finally finds the one thing he loves to eat.  Delicious

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Aphrodite by Isabel Allende

| November 28, 2011 | 2 Comments
Aphrodite by Isabel Allende




Isabel Allende weaves facts, story, and tempting recipes about the sensuality of food and food as aphrodisiac. It’s enthralling and enticing.

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