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These are mashed potatoes, spiced, covered in a gram flour batter and fried.
Whatever is wrong with the simple plate?
Vegan eating at its best: we promise you won't notice the lack of cheese!
Do you ever wonder why some foods have that unique ability to make you lose track, lose control, lose concern, and always eat more than you ought?
Ever thought about trying a vegetarian diet for your cat or dog? It may not be as simple a choice as you think.
Adults who ate vegetables such as kale and spinach suffered considerably less cognitive decline than those who did not
A marinade of garlic, spices and a dairy-free buttermilk give the tenderness of fried chicken without all the deep-fried grease
Making meaningful change.
More and more our later life is considered a meaningful and productive time. With all the planning and concern for what our retirement years should be, we must not forget the important role that nutrition plays in making our elder years as meaningful and happy as we expect it should be.
A reasonably priced muscat is fine for this, so there is no need to use anything special. We often add a few muscat grapes to this in the autumn, at the end of cooking.
If you don't make it today, you never will! Happy National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day to all!
Peanut butter is a childhood favorite we can't resist. But there's more to it than meets the eye. It's time to examine this American tradition and its role in our thinking about diet and nutrition.
Light, comforting and summery, this cure-all broth is our alternative to Asia's chicken noodle soup.
A proper steak sandwich, made with well-aged meat, a fresh, crusty roll and all the right condiments, is one of the most glorious things you can eat with your hands
The rise in popularity of organic food has revolutionized how we eat and shop. But has it become a trend that strays from its original goals? An examination reveals the some troubling issues, stubborn myths, and the lost values that were once the organic movement.
Earthy, sweet and versatile, a beetroot you pickle yourself will give far more pleasure than one from a tin – as this salad proves
A study has shown that an artful plate of food tastes better – perhaps due to the effort that has been put in, or maybe for more complex reasons. How bothered are you by presentation, at home and eating out?
Researchers claim that nitro fatty acids, formed when olive oil and vegetables are eaten together, are the key to the healthy Mediterranean diet. But such a reductionist approach to food and health is unhelpful
It's quick, easy and you can add your own flourishes - Get creative!
After making huge gains in beating child hunger, officials in Brazil face a greater challenge – tackling an obesity epidemic
It might sound unusual, but rhubarb shares all the qualities that make tomato a classic ketchup ingredient
Carrot sticks vs. tater tots. Which will win in the school lunch battle to fight childhood obesity and poor eating habits? The stakes are high as the debate continues around this surprisingly complex topic.
What exactly are they? You eat them all the time. Are they good for you? Are they bad for you? Nutritious food? Medicine? Poison? An examination of this fascinating group of plants.
Don't forget your protein! Eating well in a vegetarian friendly world has never been easier, but beware the hidden pitfalls.
You don't need any special tools to make yoghurt; it's a fairly easy undertaking, but you will need to gather a few bits and pieces first
...because you can never eat enough broccoli
Tests have shown that what a woman eats during her pregnancy is easily detectable in her amniotic fluid, and the foetus develops a taste for familiar flavours
Action on Sugar is keen to make the public aware of the dangers and for manufacturers to face regulation
Bake your loved ones their very own personal pudding this Christmas and serve with spiced rum and lime mascarpone for a different twist on the traditional brandy butter
A hit in the kitchen thanks to its pungent kick, mustard once lived in the medicine cabinet ...
Hearty food for a chilly night
A deep-fried Dutch kroket, stuffed into a soft roll and slathered with spicy mustard, makes a delicious late-night snack
Ginger will bring the zing back to cooked cabbage, lift a pumpkin pie and loves to get involved in any beef dish
This recipe for delicious overnight oats – a summery version of porridge – may well tempt your children away from the sugar-laden boxes in the cereal aisle
Coconut water contains natural sugars and some important vitamins and minerals, but is it the wonder tonic the hype suggests?
There's not much better than the hot sizzle of fish and topped with a spritz of lemon juice
The key to brisket is its layer of fat, which melts while cooking, so don’t trim it first.
This version works well garnished with anchovies and capers and, if you're feeling decadent, it's lovely with a fried egg on top
Weekly portion of salmon or other oily fish said to dramatic decrease chances of developing chronic inflammatory disease
Classically Argentinian, the chimichurri is the perfect accompaniment – fresh, zingy and with plenty of depth to cope with that beautiful beef
Try this warming, hearty mushroom stew topped with a big dollop of flavoured ricotta
That well-known bottle does a very good job, but when tomatoes are in season, it's cheaper and tastier to cook up your own batch
Michiko Ono and Masaru Nishimori are both in their 80s, have never suffered a serious illness and deal with the Japanese capital's city heat better than their interviewer
Smoked Salmon & Brie make for a great topping but don't be afraid to mix it up and try your own!
Everyone loves fish fingers, but I bet you've never had them like this.
Zesty and light, this tart is a firm favourite at Grace Towers
Those bare patches in the veg garden will house your winter salads, your stir-fries and greens. The main bulk needs to be sown in the next four weeks
This is a great way to liven up some fresh tomatoes with a very underrated spice, cumin
Thick, spicy and filling; this soup makes a great starter or really filling lunch.
The dangers of salt are well known, but a new study shows that you can reduce the chances of a stroke by eating more potassium
Don't be nervous about cooking with Monkfish; it's actually really straightforward and the combination of flavours will certainly make your efforts worthwhile!
Or Rice with chicken and chorizo to you and me.
Pod machines may not make great coffee, and their environmental credentials are poor, but they are consistent, which may be why you'll find them in Michelin-starred kitchens – and in homes across the country. Can anything stop the march of Nespresso?
Government advice is that you should use just half a pinch of salt a day. But the only people who appear to pay any attention to this are those with cooking shows on TV
Vietnamese marinated salmon served with a simple but refreshing garnish of spring onion and dill.
Politics and greed are getting in the way of common sense and risk putting a responsible fishery out of business.
Those sensitive to dairy or nuts usually miss out on creamy salads and fragrant pesto – not any more, thanks to soya and seeds
This light summer dessert boasts an intense berry flavour and an airy texture inspired by the frothiness of a soya cappucino
A predominantly processed-food diet at the age of three is associated with a lower IQ at the age of eight and a half
The 'Google burger' has reignited the debate about where the fault line between processed and unadulterated food lies. What do the experts reckon?
I'd definitely make an effort to track down some fresh curry and lime leaves for this – they will transform the dish in ways dried ones could only dream of. Serves four.
Food can be one of the best things about a holiday – or one of the worst. Do you research restaurants before you go away, and if so, where do you get your recommendations?
Breakfast reduces risk by a factor equivalent to exercising two or three times a week compared with not exercising at all
Killing an animal for meat is never pleasant, but it helps to know that it has led the best life possible