An exploration of some fascinating and surprising facts about how our stomachs work and the important role they play in our wellbeing and health
With everything from five-a-day vegetable blends to pizza-inspired muddles gracing cocktail menus across the UK this year, it appeared the savoury cocktail concept had been well and truly exhausted. But, it seems, something even more pungent is lurking in the shadows.
While there’s still much debate on just what are the right quantities of garlic, salt and cheese needed for pesto – and whether it should be smooth or speckled with green; or what kind of nuts to use – the main ingredient can also be freely tweaked depending on what’s to hand in the vegetable patch.
August is when all the hard work of the preceding gardening year comes to fruition, Bundles of vegetables and fruit await, so get ready-set-go with your bottles, Kilner jars and freezer bags and fill your Autumn storecupboard.
We might wonder why it’s worth saving water, especially with all the rain we’ve had recently! However, with the average person using 150 litres a day, rising by 1% since 1930, our current usage is not sustainable. Take action to reduce your use in the garden
As a gardening journalist I’m lucky enough to combine my love of growing with my work, so it was fascinating to be commissioned to look into the history of the …
With lighter nights and warmer days, ditch the gym and start exercising outside. It could have surprising benefits
Summer at the allotment is all about busting your gut – and your gluts! To avoid the latter, succession sow your seeds to extend your harvest.
I look deep into my pint glass to look back at the history of beer malts, uncovering the ancient skills of soaking and roasting grain into malted barley and meet …
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day, does scoffing after six always pile on the pounds and just who came up with the idea of three square meals?