Onions are so ubiquitous on people’s plates that fluctuations in the tuber’s prices can make or break electoral fortunes; cultivators of the bulb, however, seem to be perenially at the receiving end. Now, as a government move to allow imports threaten to replay their tragedy as a farce, here’s our take on just how much can you peel off the humble vegetable.
At a time when food production is one of the biggest climate culprits, we need to seek out new food sources which can nourish us and, at the same time, not overburden the planet. More and more people are opting to become vegetarians or, even more radically, vegans. However, the large majority of people find […]
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Fish should be a regular component of our diets. It is an important source of biologically high-quality and easily digestible protein, minerals and vitamins. However, raw, smoked and cured fish products also often contain pathogenic germs, notably listeria. People can become infected by eating contaminated food and become ill with listeriosis.
Rethinking what we eat is essential if we hope to nourish ourselves sustainably and mind the climate. One option is to seek out alternative food sources from the sea. All the way at the bottom, where algae, cephalopods and tiny fish thrive, according to a new study.
Doctors like to remind patients not to monkey around with their health, suggesting that a good diet and regular exercise improve longevity.
Researchers are investigating the science of food drying to design faster, cheaper and better ways to store food.