The Food Chain

The Food Chain

Is it time to kill the calorie?

Calories are ubiquitous across most of the world and have been used to help people manage their...

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Should 'junk food' sponsor sport?

Sugary drink and fast food sponsors have become almost inseparable from sporting superstars and...

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Life lessons from the honey bee

When it comes to food, we have a lot more than honey to thank bees for - more than three quarters...

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The endurance diet

When you’re competing in a round-the-world race and you have to take all your food with...

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The lure of on-demand groceries

Do you need a lemon right now but don’t want to leave the house? Just download an app and...

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The school that food built

When chef Jamie Oliver launched a campaign to improve British school meals, it inspired one...

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Raymond Blanc: My Life in 5 Dishes

The celebrated French chef Raymond Blanc tells Emily Thomas about his life through 5 dishes....

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Raymond Blanc: My Life in 5 Dishes

The celebrated French chef Raymond Blanc tells Emily Thomas about his life through 5 dishes....

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Inside the mind of a kitchen gadget

Meet the unsung heroes of your kitchen drawers. When you hold a vegetable peeler or potato...

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Do we need to talk about ‘ultra-processed food’?

The Food Chain delves into the world of ‘Ultra-Processed Food’ - a term coined in...

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What's the appetite for gene edited food?

Gene editing could revolutionise agriculture, with some scientists promising healthier and more...

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Dan Barber: My life in five dishes

In an illustrious career spanning three decades, there’s little that booking-writing,...

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The blind cooks

Three people who lost their vision as adults tell Emily Thomas how they learnt to cook again,...

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America's 'food apartheid'

Millions of Americans live in so-called ‘food deserts’ - areas where it’s hard...

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The man taking on fast food

Carlo Petrini is leading a food revolution - one that fights to protect local, traditional...

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How to love chillies

Chillies can be hard to love at first, but they are integral to the cuisines of many countries....

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Portion distortion

Serving sizes have increased dramatically in recent decades. It’s happened so subtly that...

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A year in the life of a Chinese restaurant

Anti-Asian hate has surged since the coronavirus outbreak, and some of the most common targets...

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Should the US abandon tipping?

President Biden has pledged to scrap the \'tipped wage\' in the US - a salary system where diners...

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The food that broke through lockdown

On the streets of Bucharest a woman unwraps a package of Chinese pepper ... and falls in love. In...

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