Severe winter weather conditions have led to a collapse in supplies of one of health-conscious foodies' favourite vegetables - purple-sprouting broccoli.
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Sunday 05 September 2010
Monday 23 August 2010
Shocking potatoes with ultrasound or electricity can make them healthier, research has shown. The stress of being sonically blasted causes them to generate more antioxidants, which have been shown to combat heart disease and cancer. Researchers believe the techniques could be used to turn the humble potato into a "superfood".
Saturday 20 March 2010
Saturday 19 December 2009
Thursday 10 December 2009
"Didn't Persephone eat the pomegranate pips though it condemned her... to six months of every year in the underworld?" Sarah Gabriel has consumed the obscene fruit of death. So did her mother in her prime. In the Greek myth, when the flower maiden Persephone is raped to the underworld, the corn goddess Demeter lays the world waste, abdicating her function as guarantor of harvest and civilisation. For mother and daughter are indissolubly one being. On their joint survival, life on Earth depends.
Tuesday 24 March 2009
If you want a rough and ready snapshot of they way we live, you could do worse than to root around in the basket used by the statistics office to calculate inflation rates.
Sunday 30 November 2008
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Thursday 13 December 2007
It was the annual 2007 meeting of the British Food Item of the Year Campaign, and time for the keynote speech. So all eyes were on Sir Hector Pascal as he made his way up to the podium in Sandwichmakers Hall, the great livery company HQ in which they were privileged to be gathered this evening.
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