Monthly Archives: March 2012

Are we obsessed with taking photos of our food?

I recently wrote a piece for the Guardian’s Word of Mouth section which looked at whether we’re now so obsessed with taking photos of our food we’ve lost the ability to just sit and enjoy a meal. The article sparked a … Continue reading

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Warm salad recipe: griddled Little Gem with gorganzola and maple dressing

I know the weather has been heady in the UK this past week, but just as it doesn’t feel quite right to leap straight from tights into flip-flops, so it is with my food. Come summer, I will happily eat … Continue reading

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Food lite

Sometimes I reckon that people like me take food a bit too seriously. We prattle on about foraging and local produce and the latest fad ingredient – and possibly lose perspective in the process. It’s not that these sorts of … Continue reading

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Will the cupcake bubble ever burst?

This article is a longer version of an item that appears in the Guardian’s online food and drinks section, Word of Mouth. The world now has its first cupcake ATM.  That’s right – a candyfloss-pink hole in the wall dispensing … Continue reading

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