The death of the calorie: how the end-all of food units is outdated in pretty much any possible way Our understanding of modern food is mostly based on a 1890 study which enshrined a relatively unknown unit – the calorie – as the best way to count food-related energy intake Read more…

Calling all local food producers in the UK: time to win £ 1,000 by showcasing your skills! Enter the Hotel Indigo challenge designed to find the Best of British local producers, and you could win the grand prize.  The current entries have set the bar high: Isle of Lewis Cheese Read more…

Life, like the sandwich, had endless possibilities. Via <a href=“http://www.shoeboxblog.com/?p=35011”>Shoebox</a>. What becomes of the sandwich, however, should you run out of 18-month-aged Parma ham? Is it still worth doing? Is it still worth eating? Silly question. Why would we run out indeed.

“So long as you have food in your mouth you have solved all problems for the time being”. -Franz Kafka Even better so when you are doing so in a place you have never been to before! More on this superb illustrated series of quotes on Lisa Congdon’s portfolio. 

Infographic: the greens, the fad and the jolly, or what vegetables you really need to be healthy – http://lifehacker.com/this-infographic-shows-the-phytonutrients-you-need-to-s-1547268141