Food Stories

Stir Up Sunday festive demonstration with historian Ivan Day at the School of Artisan Food

Stir Up Sunday festive demonstration with historian Ivan Day at the School of Artisan Food

Journey back in time and discover the provenance, recipes and stories behind the traditional Christmas pudding at The School of Artisan Food this Christmas.

The School, set in the beautiful historic Welbeck Estate in Nottinghamshire, is serving up a host of traditional and contemporary Christmas courses throughout November and December.

The world needs a sustainable ocean economy

The world needs a sustainable ocean economy

Our ocean is central to our livelihoods, our identities, our culture and the future of our planet. From the cold Arctic to the warm waters of the Coral Triangle to the dark depths of the Pacific, it shapes our lives, feeds our people, provides jobs, and supports a global family of over 7.5 billion people.

However, it will take action by us all to sustain this source of life. Current trends point to diminishing ocean health and wealth: declining fisheries, a warmer, more acidic, and increasingly polluted ocean. This is a future no one wants, and not one to pass on to our children.

Save the bees, save the keepers – Hive & Keeper

Save the bees, save the keepers – Hive & Keeper

Hive & Keeper’s honeys are different. Each is properly single-origin, being from just one apiary rather than blended and homogenised as is common in the honey industry. The honey is sourced from independent beekeepers around the UK, each with unique flavours, connecting back to the hives and the region where they’re made.

After warding off mass tourism, Hong Kong’s last fishing village faces climate threats

After warding off mass tourism, Hong Kong’s last fishing village faces climate threats

Sitting among his fridge, TV set and stacks of bowls, Ng Kei-hung sat outside the family home in Hong Kong’s Tai O village as he waited for his furniture to dry out after a recent flood.

With houses on stilts lining the river that runs through the village, Tai O is a world away from the skyscrapers of downtown Hong Kong, and is popular among locals and tourists who seek to escape the concrete jungle.

Deforestation-linked palm oil still finding its way into top consumer brands: report

Deforestation-linked palm oil still finding its way into top consumer brands: report

Pledges by major brands to stop buying palm oil from companies known to destroy rainforests have failed to stop the clearance of a total area of forest the size of Los Angeles in just the last three years.

That’s the finding from a new report by Greenpeace, which sought to gauge the progress made by leading consumer brands and palm oil firms in making good on their promises to break the link between the palm oil they buy and the destruction of rainforests and other ills.