When it comes to culture, we’re interested in lots of it… music, art, sport, and most of all, food. Here’s what we’re into this week:
1. Why We Can’t Cook on Mars | Lucky Peach
NASA’s current meal plan of freeze-dried foods isn’t going to cut it forever. One obstacle to cooking food on Mars: obtaining the ingredients. This article outlines all the challenges that will make cooking on the planet tricky.
GOOD NEWS! Maple syrup may protect brain cells from damage and prevent diseases like Alzheimer’s. Read more about the scientific explanation behind this amazing finding.
Nobody likes wasted coffee. Food52 came up with a comprehensive and delicious list of recipes to leverage your leftover coffee — so you never have to pour any of your brew down the drain again!
4. Secret Weapon Ingredients Chefs Keep Stocked at Home | Thrillist
A group of chefs from across the country share their favorite home-kitchen ingredients; you’ll be surprised about some of their selections.
5. The Anti-Packaging Movement | New York Times
Some shops are trying to do even better than recycling by becoming waste-free altogether. Learn about food places across the world leading the way in precycling and other waste-free innovations.