Felicity Cloake is the New Statesman’s food columnist. Her latest book is The A-Z of Eating: a Flavour Map for Adventurous Cooks.
The Victorian “Queen of Ices” has a good claim to have invented the cornet.
Things have moved on: quinoa and protein shakes have taken the place of pies and puddings.
The more adventurous among our French friends are plucking up the courage to give the second-worst cuisine in Europe a try.
Theirs will be the first royal nuptials since Queen Victoria’s not to be marked with a marzipan-covered doorstop of dried fruit.
The NHS performs so many miracles every day – in comparison, feeding the sick should be a doddle.
A look at the history behind Easter treats from around the globe.
For the rest – why not think less about what you eat, and more about why?
21 years after Westminster handed the city back to China, our dubious gastronomic legacy is still evident in the so-called “Pearl of the Orient”.
Generation Z apparently consumes 57 per cent more tofu and 550 per cent more non-dairy milk than its millennial predecessor.
This is set to be the easiest year yet for plant munchers and those catering for them.