Picky kids can be an absolute nightmare, but is that sometimes down to never actually giving them the opportunity to try foods? Deciding on what they will like before they’ve even had the chance to taste something for themselves.
Well the Gourmet Society has set out to see if that is the case or not with a video campaign titled ‘Food Explorers’.
The video showcases a group of Primary school aged children tasting a series of dishes, fruits and vegetables with hilarious results… [ Read More ]
If you want to serve the best food possible, then you need to relocate your restaurant as high up as possible. And we don’t mean up a floor or two, or to move into a snazzy new space in a brand new multi-storey construction: We mean up a mountain.
Yes, that’s a crazy proposition. But so was sending a man to walk on the moon or sending a tiny robotic device to land on a moving comet. Impossible is just a word!
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Here’s a question for you: What do you do when preparing to make a big decision?
Are you a meticulous planner or a spontaneous doer? But importantly, what we really want to know is if you’re one who snacks whilst mulling things over. If you are, new research suggests you’re best doing your thinking, evaluating and concluding on an empty stomach.
A study, which has just gone online in the journal PLOS ONE indicates that people predominantly make better decisions if there has been an absence of food.
Sub-titled Hunger is Associated with Advantageous Decision Making, the Dutch-led investigation instructed participants to start a fast at 11pm. [ Read More ]
They call it the disease of Kings and though it is traditionally associated with Victorian excess, gout is slowly becoming more and more common.
According to the latest figures released by the NHS, cases of gout have doubled within the past five years. And it isn’t just gout that is making a comeback; the amount of people diagnosed with suffering from scurvy – traditionally the bane of sailors – has increased as well.
The reason for these conditions returning is believed to be down to people consuming uniform diets consisting of large quantities of red meats and seafoods and more modern ills such as fast food and cheap alcohol. Just under 90,000 people were admitted to hospital with the disease in the year to April. [ Read More ]