Tina Solvej

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No fizzy drinks, no juice: Here's what to drink to be healthy

We all know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but the latest research proves just how terrible they are. News that sugary sodas cause 8,000 diabetes cases each year follows a government report last week calling for consumers to minimize their intake of squash and fizzy drinks. Even sugar …

The scandal of the 89m tonnes of food binned while millions go hungry

Earlier this month, the European parliament urged EU member states to encourage supermarkets to give away the estimated 89m tonnes of unsold food that is otherwise binned.<p>The move comes at a time when public health officials are increasingly concerned about the link between unhealthy eating and …

Agriculture

How tea bags killed the perfect cuppa

Scientists say the perfect cup of tea should be brewed for five minutes. But what about us plebs who use teabags and mugs?<p>Mark Miodownik has a brain the size of Darjeeling: he is Professor of Materials and Society at University College, London; he has worked in nuclear test laboratories and …

Antioxidants

Love Miso? You Need to Know About Doenjang

Korean doenjang, miso's more assertive cousin, adds an umami-rich boost to dips, stews, and more. Here's how to use it.<p>Umami-rich miso is good for way more than just soup—we love how the savory paste makes everything from tofu to apple cobbler taste a little more <i>alive</i>. And if you're a miso fan, …

Fast Casual

15 Pastas Absolutely Perfect for Spring

Our 15 favorite pasta recipes for spring, from gnocchi to lasagna to fettucine.<p>We're going to be eating a lot of seasonal ingredients around this time—we're firm believers that there's no such thing as too much asparagus. But you know what makes everything better? Pasta. Here are our favorite …

Cooking

Rules to Follow and Common Mistakes to Avoid for Roasting a Chicken

Cooking a great anytime-dinner is easy once you learn how to roast a chicken. Avoid these common mistakes for a juicy bird.<p>A good roast chicken is always satisfying. But a great roast chicken is out of this world. To take your chicken to the next level, you've got to make sure you're avoiding the …

Cooking