Category Archives: Food

  1. From South America to North Shropshire: the British farmer developing hyperlocal quinoa

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    November 11, 2014 by Tess Riley

    “There was nothing remarkable about the cold, grey, winter’s day back in 2005 when Steve Jones first read about quinoa. …
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  2. From vegan beef to fishless filets, meat substitutes are on the rise


    October 20, 2014 by Tess Riley

    When asked to investigate the fascinating world of meat substitutes for the Guardian recently, I was keen to get stuck …
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  3. A cautionary tale about supermarkets and carrot juice


    October 9, 2014 by Tess Riley

    The future...

    My latest obsession is carrot juice. It’s a funny obsession, one that begins healthily enough with the supportive reassurance that …
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  4. Astronaut food, women’s rights, and the rise of spirulina

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    September 25, 2014 by Tess Riley

    Hailed by health obsessives as the superfood to conquer all and keep us wrinkle-free, spirulina may be able to play …
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  5. Made in Hackney

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    September 16, 2014 by Tess Riley

    I’ve just read that local food kitchen Made In Hackney has been nominated in the Best Educator category for the Urban Food Awards. …
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  6. Coconut water – another example of how we’re failing our farmers?


    August 18, 2014 by Tess Riley

     Once the drink of exotic holidays and childhood funfairs, coconut water is now the de rigueur beverage available in food …
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  7. Unexpected Edibles


    August 12, 2014 by Tess Riley

    My boyfriend and I like to do crosswords together. It might not sound particularly sexy to the uninitiated, but there’s …
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