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

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    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

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    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?

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    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

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    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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