South Africa seems set to introduce laws to control the fat and salt content of food.
No wonder the middle classes feel besieged – the price of muesli has increased steadily over the past five years.
It’s Shrove Tuesday/Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras/Carnevale next Tuesday – what to eat in Venice.
How long does food last in the fridge?
South African Cookery Made Easy, by Mrs PW de Klerk.
Radio for food nerds: the Kitchen Cabinet.
The growing popularity of American Chinese food in…China.
On the opposition to GM crops.
Is the best burger in the world Japanese?
The potentially deadly perils of food writing.
A review of the Fleet River Bakery, Holborn.
Music + food = Turntable Kitchen.
Matthew Fort’s thoughts on leaving the Guardian.
How to make a better toasted cheese sandwich.
A history of the rise of Walmart.
Why is Bolivia a McDonald’s-free zone?
The whiskey flavour map.
Drinking with Faulkner.
The US government’s secret string bean agenda.
Public health posters. (Thanks Milli!)
A tour of the world in whisky.
Why there’s nothing wrong with MSG.
Twelve (potentially) useful hangover cures.
The revolutionary origins of Philadelphia pepper pot.
The flavour network.
Sugar of lead.