1 February 2016
- Big news! Rachel Roddy, guest on the programme last October, has just won the André Simon award for best food book of 2015. That’s reason enough for a second helping of our conversation. Publication tomorrow in the US adds extra piquancy.
- Should you bribe your children to eat vegetables? "Over the past 50 years, psychologists’ answer … has evolved from 'D’uh, of course!' to 'Probably not!' to 'Maybe yes?'." Not very helpful, I know, but there’s something there for everyone.
- Something Sour in the Middle Class. Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous meditation on another existential question: “[W]hat is behind this trend to make their own bread, particularly sourdough bread? Why bake yourself, when the shelves are already filled?”