Fresh peas are wonderful in soups and salads, but nothing quite beats shelling them and popping them straight in, says Nigel Slater
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but some people may be eating things that contain just as much sugar as a candy bar. Breakfast bars, marshmallow or cookie cereals, smoothies and flavored yogurt all contain high amounts of sugar, eating too much of which can lead to an increased diabetes risk.
It is easier than you think to make ice cream at home. No fancy equipment, just a bowl, a thermometer and a whisk. This has the advantage of knowing how much raspberry you use for example.
French Food and Agriculture Minister Guillaume Garot announced a plan to combat high levels of food wastage, by tweaking labelling regulations to replace “best before” with “preferably to be consumed before”, and by making it easier to give food to government-run collection programs.
Despite concerns about salt levels in biscuits, a survey from campaign group Consensus Action on Salt and Health (Cash) has shown that some sweet biscuits are saltier than popcorn. Marks & Spencer’s salted caramel will feature this Christmas, as adding salt to sweet remains popular.
Melbourne City Council has banned mobile food trucks from operating in the Docklands vicinity due to rising concerns from restaurants in the area.