From the Dukan diet to Caveman to Intermittent Fasting, Lucy Cavendish has tried it. So what happened when she renounced diets for good in favour of eat-what-you-like-when-you-like 'food mindfulness’?
The health benefits of chia seeds had better be spectacular to justify the price. Chia seeds are not new – this plant in the mint family (Salvia hispanica) was grown as a crop by the Aztecs. The difference
Served plain or slow-cooked for seven hours, there's nothing nicer than freshly picked green beans. In 1960 Elizabeth David remarked that when you can get 'young and tender little French or string beans'
He might not have won MasterChef, but is Alex Rushmer’s village-inn menu a triumph? The Hole in the Wall Primrose Farm Road, Little Wilbraham, Cambridge CB21 5JY Contact: 01223 812282 holeinthewallcambridge.com
Meat, fish and vegetables all take on an extra je ne sais quoi when served raw. Fancy names for dishes make me very nervous. If I were to see 'carpaccio of mango' on a restaurant menu I'd run a mile. pretentious.