Food

[2 Nov 2010 | Comments Off ]

As students we generally want to save up the cash rather than splurging on expensive food all the time. In the supermarket, I guess most of us think more about having to rush to the next lecture rather than launching into complex ponderings about the ethical implications of our food selection. In the same way we can flick over from harrowing images on the news at ten and be laughing about Monica’s cornrows on ‘Friends’ in a matter of seconds, we can munch on the delights of a Yorkie bar without considering how it is made or who has been exploited in making it…

[1 Mar 2009 | Comments Off ]

Molecular gastronomy has become a worldwide sensation since its birth in the 1980s. But is it doomed to failure- attacked in the current economic environment for being too extravagant, and almost fetishising food with dishes that simply display the chef’s technological creativity?

[24 Oct 2007 | Comments Off ]

Victoria Raimes samples the Spanish delights of new restaurant La Tasca…