‘Local, organic, sustainable’ are common buzzwords on US restaurant menus now, but it wasn’t always that way. Alice Waters and her restaurant, Chez Panisse, helped put them there.
The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated their spread.
Calls to reinstate home economics as a solution to modern woes reduce the field to a set of practical skills, undermining its breadth and complexity.
All that planning, shopping, prepping, serving and cleaning can pay off with better physical and mental health for all members of the family.
Our study found that people who prepared their own food or watched their food being made ate more on average.
What is the best way to help families sustain transition to clean cooking methods? Research in Bangalore, India offers some answers.
Children should never play with knives – but they can learn how to use them.
Replacing wood stoves is essential but won’t solve the indoor air pollution epidemic on its own.
People with Barrett’s oesphagus may still want to be especially careful about eating bacon.
Home cooking, previously in decline, picked up during the pandemic.
Shifting from fossil fuels to electricity is climate-friendly, but serious cooks don’t think much of electric stoves. Will induction cooking finally catch on as an alternative?
Culinary invention is a reinterpretation of heritage. The success of the tourtine in this pandemic year suggests that we feel the need to rethink the traditional dishes of the holiday season.
Biblical texts contain many references to food, reflecting the complex symbolism in the preparation and sharing of food.
Evidence is mounting that suggests a link between cooking with gas and asthma in children.
COVID-19 and holiday family gatherings are not a good pair. But taking the right precautions before, during and after the family gets together can greatly reduce coronavirus risk this holiday season.
A nutritionist shares five habits becoming more common during the pandemic that she hopes will continue. Eating family meals together is just the start.
Recipe sharing is all the rage in the pandemic as in other times of turmoil. English cookbooks of the 16th and 17th centuries promised recipes for comfort with a dash of glamour.
During the lockdown, baking bread can bring us together and help us articulate our fears.
Yeast is a single-celled organism that’s everywhere around us. Understanding how yeast works can help you make better bread and appreciate this old friend of humanity.
If you haven’t already, join the sourdough revolution. Being home means you can tend to your starter, satisfy carb cravings, bake healthier bread and impress your friends on social media.