Felicity Cloake is the New Statesman’s food columnist. Her latest book is The A-Z of Eating: a Flavour Map for Adventurous Cooks.
Our obsession with all things peculiarly cake can’t be replicated – but transcends borders.
Delay leads to increased pleasure when you set up a perfect shot of your dinner.
The multilayered cuisine of central Asia and the Caucasus left me feeling envious in rainy Edinburgh.
We import 27 per cent of our food from the EU and 19 per cent from outside it. What would Brexit mean for our Brie?
Do a bit of digging, trust your instincts – and always read the comments.
Fertility is perhaps the crucial factor in the history of Sicily.
Most food throughout history has been cooked by women - “but if you can’t name them, they get forgotten”.
When it comes to hot cross buns, I love nibbling round the chewy cross on top like an ill-mannered five-year-old.
Although supermarkets like to claim that they only stock what their customers want to buy, in 2013 a survey suggested more than three-quarters of us aren’t too bothered by ugly veg. The problem is finding it.
Forget the stereotype: Ukranian cuisine is about more than just borscht, as a new cookbook shows.
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