The Food Chain

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The Food Chain

Menopause and diet

The menopause can cause all sorts of changes in your body – weight gain, hot flushes,...

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What's up with airline food?

Aeroplane food doesn’t have the greatest reputation. Though it might be easy to blame an...

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The recipe translators

Many chefs reach global status, with international demand for their latest book. Spare a thought...

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Shop like the Queen

As Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marks 70 years on the throne, we find out how you get a royal...

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Feeding the imagination

What do writers eat to stoke their creative fires? George Orwell is said to have had a...

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How a stoma changed my life

Thinking about how food passes through your body may not be something that crosses your mind, but...

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The problem with wheat

Wheat is one of the most important grains worldwide: you’ll find it in bread, biscuits,...

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The hot sauce sensations

Hot sauce can inspire fervent passion in its devotees. It’s a global obsession that...

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The cost of 'getting ripped'

The man with carefully sculpted six-pack is everywhere: in Hollywood action films, on magazine...

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How to date a carnivore

Can the love of eating meat ever get in the way of a relationship? You may have heard the...

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Tasting climate change

Wine producers say a warming planet can be detected in the glass. The owners of...

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Food poverty in a rich country

As food prices are rising around the world, along with the cost of energy, even people living in...

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Food in the metaverse

Imagine a world where going out for dinner virtually - from the comfort of your own sofa -...

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A Ukrainian kitchen in London

Chef Olia Hercules invites us into her London home to reflect on her country’s rich...

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An invisible crime

Slipping drugs or extra alcohol into someone’s drink is a crime, but one that is...

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The recipe collectors

What is a recipe? A simple question... with many answers. It could be a set of instructions on...

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The online food fighters

Social media is full of fake news about food. Fad diets, cure-all superfoods, demonised...

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The constipation taboo

It’s estimated that as many as 1 in 7 adults are suffering from constipation at any one...

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The sisters who can 'taste' words

Imagine being able to ‘taste’ every word that comes out of your mouth; Everything you...

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Cancer, food and me

Can you imagine suddenly finding that it hurts to eat? Or that when you take a bite of your...

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