Jo Marlow

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What To Eat Now: Olive oil from 'stressed' trees

We're well aware of the health-boosting properties of olive oil, but Ian Marber suggests investing in a bottle of extra virgin that's high in polyphenols<p>In this age of so called superfoods, it seems that even the most super ones can be outdone by their own kind. When once green tea would have done …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

A Spanish feast in springtime

Spring in Spain is a season of abundance: juicy artichokes, fresh green peas, wonderfully robust asparagus and, of course, bright, leafy spinach – a staple in many Spanish dishes. My mum used to whip up a fresh <i>mayonesa</i> to go with our artichokes and we would all sit round the table in silence as we …

Ice Cream

Green jackfruit: is ‘pulled pork for vegetarians’ the next big food craze?

It’s enormous, green and knobbly, and has foodies across the world drooling with delight. So what is it – and where can you get it?<p>Late last year, after 18 years of litigation, a senior government official in Kerala, south-west India was given a prison sentence after being convicted of theft. The …

Bread

Everything You Need to Know About Chia Seeds and How to Eat Them

Chia seeds have long been considered a "superfood," but what does that actually mean? Read on for tips on how to buy, store, and eat these nutritious seeds.<p>Chia seeds used to be a niche ingredient you could only scout out at health food stores next to the hemp seeds and spirulina. But chances are …

Nutrition

It's a twin thing: the identical brother farmers from Hungary – in pictures

Miles from the nearest road on the great plains of Hungary, the Papp Lukács brothers lived off the vegetables they grew and the animals they reared. Their way of life was hardly touched by modernity – though they did own a radio, and rode mopeds to market. Over several seasons in the 1980s, …

Sausages

Fasting facts: is the 5:2 diet too good to be true?

From claims that fasting makes you thin and feeds the brain to the suggestion that it can even reboot the immune system, Amy Fleming looks at the scientific evidence for restricted eating<p>More than a year since they first hit the bookshops, 5:2 diet books are still bestsellers on Amazon. As a …

Holistic Medicine

7 Ways to Make Your Pumpkin Pie Even Better This Year

Homemade pumpkin pie is great. These doctored-up versions are even better.<p>Pumpkin pie is one of the most traditional holiday foods on the table (some even argue it's better than the main event). It's a classic we look forward to every year. But without getting <i>too</i> crazy, this winter we're sprucing …

Baking

14 Wild Salmon Recipes that Bring Out the Best in the Local Catch

Wild salmon isn't cheap, but it's worth it. It's a fish you can feel good about eating, and not just because it's delicious.<p>Wild salmon is to farmed what fine wine is to grape juice. Richer, more complex, deliciously nuanced. Here are 14 of our favorite to cook it.<p>Also, in case we haven’t made …

Seafood

55 Creative Rice Recipes For Our Favorite Pantry Staple

These 55 dinner recipes with rice are nutritious and easy to make.<p><b>When it comes to versatile, healthy ingredients</b>, rice tops our list. It's a people-pleasing pantry staple worth having around, whether you prefer the short-grain brown variety, black rice, or classic jasmine (we like to keep all …

Cooking

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

Cooking

Sex will soon be just for fun not babies, says father of the Pill

Prof Carl Djerassi claims advances in fertility treatment make it safer for parents without fertility problems to consider IVF<p>Sex could become purely recreational by 2050 with large numbers of babies in the Western world born through IVF, the professor who invented the contraceptive pill has …

Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest

Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests.<p>The drug, called EBC-46, was produced by extracting a compound from the berry of the blushwood tree, a plant only found in specific areas of the …