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Katie Schutte

Review – Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention

a review of the book 'Stolen Focus' by Johann Hari

Carbon-footprint Culinary: the Future of Menus?

COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference currently underway in Glasgow, is providing catering that prioritises locally sourced and seasonal food ‘to minimise mileage...

Bin or Bake? Reducing your food waste

Each time we throw leftovers in the bin we’re contributing to one of the biggest challenges our society faces today: climate change.

Why food festivals matter

Every year on Shrove Tuesday, I put aside the time to make my family pancakes - despite the fact that my parents would much prefer...

What follows is an apology

it was different back then; we didn’t know, didn’t understand…

Mother’s Day: showing you care with food

Nigella’s flourless chocolate cake and custard cream hearts are absolute game-changers, and have never failed to fool people into thinking I understand how to operate in a kitchen.

A feast for the eyes: are we obsessed with photographing our meals?

Gone are the days when grace was exchanged before eating a meal. Now, Instagramming our food has become the standard ritual, digitally feasting with...

Gluten free – need or nonsense?

“Make a wish!” As I blow the thirteen candles out, an alarming ring from the kitchen phone pierces all illusions of birthday magic. I’m startled....