I love the people at America’s Test Kitchen. Cooks Country is one of their spinoffs. Check out the cool Cakes Throughout History Inforgraphic they put together below – click on the image for a larger version. There’s also some random information inserted for your “useless information” pleasure – like the origination of celery as a garnish for a Bloody Mary – definitely cake unrelated.
There’s not much to say about these. They are beautiful and hail from Antoine Corbineau illustration, graphic design and art direction studio. He does some really incredible work. Below are some samples from two recent works which show maps of Italy, one has regional food products, the other is regional wine. Striking and a nifty way to waste a few minutes. Prints are available off his site.
Beer is no longer mired in malt liquor 40 ounce bottles of Old English or Colt 45. To be sure there’s nothing wrong with drinking out of a paper bag but thankfully beer has had a bit of a revolution. Beer pairings and arguments over the merits of Berliner Kindl Weisse or a Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout are more common. Beer nerds rejoice! Here’s some lazy day infographics for looking over the many different types of beer, a periodic table of beers (with commercial examples of each type,) and an infographic detailing the history of beer.
The first infographic is brought to us by designer Ben Gibson and book editor Patrick Mulligan. Consider it a cheat sheet for beer. (Click on the picture for a larger image.)