Food has always been a marker of social status, only today no elite eater worth their pink Himalayan salt would be seen dead with a slice of fluffy white bread, once the envy of the lower orders.
Giving up on animals as a source of food is a luxury that many people cannot afford. For poor people in developing countries, a bit of animal source food can greatly improve their health and wellbeing.
Is the Carolina Runner No.4 peanut “the first peanut cultivated in North America” and does it matter anyway?
Continuing the short season of bits and pieces that didn’t quite fit in the year’s episodes by getting to grips with the origin of “gherkin” and other names we give cucurbits.