Journal

Items of interest – including a few regular series – concerning food, life, et cetera

The Secret Life of Bananas & Other News
In this week's food media round-up: taking a knife to clean eating, the hidden depths of mole, and the lost art of dismembering a chicken

The Gannet Q&A: Meera Sodha – The food writer on tea-smoked chicken in Darjeeling, the joys of fridge bingo, and her number-one restaurant pet hate

If The Cork Fits & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: the supernatural forces lurking in sushi, the delicate art of eating on holiday with kids, and memories that live in a bowl of soup

Salad on the Windowsill & Other News – In this week's food writing round-up: the pleasures of urban gardening, Chinese food in the Mexico-US borderlands, and a different view of tripe

The Gannet Q&A: Valeria Necchio – The Venetian food writer on her grandmother's Sunday lunches, her two favourite restaurants in the world, and how she can't imagine life without lemons

A Life Through a Bottle of Gin & Other News
In this week's food media round-up: the mythology of the Big Mac, the dilemmas of modern-day whaling, and the rise of the technical cookbook

The New New Nordic & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: dumpster-diving with freegans in New York City, pairing cheese with apple pie, and late-night ice lollies

The Gannet Q&A: Gert-Jan Hageman – The owner of Amsterdam's De Kas on a most memorable meal, his ideal breakfast, and why he decided to quit the kitchen to take up full-time gardening

Cooking for Critics & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: a uniquely British controversy, eating in the sky and a style guide to food and drink

A Culinary Culture Clash In Stockholm – For the inaugural Cooks Connect dinner, 13 top chefs come together in Stockholm to collaborate on an extraordinary menu – and work out their differences over wine and pizza

Where Food Intersects & Other News
The intersections between race and food, mental health and baking, and whisky and detective fiction

The Meaning of Cheese & Other News – In this week's food media round-up: chefs vs TripAdvisor, eating far away from home and the lunacy of brunch

Local Flavour: Michael Zee of Symmetry Breakfast – For our brand-new video series, the Instagram maestro heads to London's biggest fish market for kippers and a bacon roll, then home to make breakfast for two

In Search of the American Orange & Other News – In this week's food media digest: recipe sharing through the ages, the enduring nostalgia of ice cream and coffee in the face of climate change

The Gannet Q&A: James Ramsden – The food writer & restaurant owner remembers a great meal in Copenhagen, salutes the two people who inspired him to write about food, and explains his wine-buying priorities

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