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This page conains pointers to things that might be interesting to cooks and eaters. Some of them have recipes, some of them are more informational, but they make an interesting explore. As usual, additions welcome.
  • Food Information Council
  • Food & Agriculture Organization
  • FoodNet: info for the food industry (Canadian)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Food Allergy Network
  • The Food Resource (looks great: images of food, nutrient analysis, associations, references...)
  • ISO on Food Technology
  • Get the Facts!
  • Spice Alphabet: names of spices in lots of other languages.
  • A dictionary of UK to US food translations .
  • Japanese food glossary from Kikkoman products
  • Le Petit Chef's info on Food Information; nutrition info, purchasing hints, basic cooking
  • The Inquisitive Cook: the science behind the sorcery. Great Page!!
  • Food Myths
  • Metric conversions, and weight conversions, US-metric conversions, metric-US conversions. Other Conversions (temperature, cholesterol, etc) US/UK/Metric Conversions (lots)
  • A description of Food Types and some info about particular foods (bread, sushi, chocolate, etc)
  • Informative Essays on Cooking, Food and Nutrition. (mostly vegetarian)
  • Balance: the monthly lifestyle magazine
  • Newsgroups of interest
  • Health & Nutritional information
  • Ask the Dietician: answers to all kinds of questions
  • Dietician OnLine
  • GPN Gopher: various intergovernmental organizations, such as UNESCO, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (gone? feb22)
  • ISO's standards for agriculture and food technology.
  • The Law
  • Official California Legislative Information:
  • Health and Safety
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Water
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Master Cook home page
  • Le Chef Recipe Project: a program that could tell you how to take some chicken, add some seasonings, and how to cook it
  • Outdoor Food: Tips & recipes for backpackers, campers and other outdoors folks
  • TV & Radio Food Programs
  • GIST's ratings of "Lifestyles" TV shows
  • CNN's Food and Health
  • CNN's On The Menu
  • NPR's Seasonings (seasonal food recipes)
  • BBC's "More Rhodes Around Britain" Contemporary British Recipes
  • BBC's "French Cooking in 10 minutes" show ,
  • BBC's "Madhur Jaffrey's Flavours of India" show
  • BBC's "Food and Drink" show
  • BBC's "Ready Steady, Cook" show
  • Caprial's Cafe

  • CouponNet (gone?feb22)
  • The OAK Repository; MSDOS cooking software
  • For the environmentally friendly cook, the Solar Cooking Archive shows you how to build your own low-tech solar oven!
  • Food Rescue
  • Food Gatherers. Mostly food rescue stuff, but also has history of food...
  • Foodbank: California Emergency Foodlink: solutions to the hunger problem
  • HAPPY: Help American People Prosper Yearly. Beef for food banks.
  • InterAction: humanitarian aid to poorer countries.
  • Growing your own food
  • Cornucopia: gardening & culinary tips
  • Richter's Herbs Specialists: 700 species of herb seeds!
  • The Gourmet Gardener; A store specializing in growing your own food (books, seeds, etc)
  • Seeds of Change; a store specializing in chile & pepper seeds
  • The Pepper Gallery; a store specializing in chile & pepper seeds, also books for pepper lovers.
  • Hints for growing fruit and for growing vegetables
  • More books about gardening at The Virtual Garden (which also has an interactive plant encyclopedia)
  • Organic Farmer's Homepage for people really serious about growing their own food.
  • Ohio State U.'s Horticulture Perspective (all kinds of foods, well organized) particularly their WebGarden
  • Growing, Harvesting and Preserving Chiles
  • Southern Living (gardening magazine)
  • Gardening and Herb Sites
  • Internet Gardening
  • PlantNet
  • Farmer's Market Online: info, chats, shopping


  • This page has been accessed times since its creation on 10 June 1995.