Winner, Guild of Foodwriters Food Book of the Year 2013
Winner, Miriam Polunin Award Best Book on Healthy Eating 2013
WHAT TO EAT? Ten chewy questions about food (Portobello, 2012) is my latest book and explores ten food dilemmas.
The book is about how to eat and drink your way through the issues that are piled on our plates, be they health, environmental or ethical. I talked to a wide range of people – farmers, food producers, scientists, campaigners, cooks, chefs – to discover answers to my questions.
Chapter one: WHAT IS A GOOD APPLE?
What are the best apples in terms of taste and nutrition? And why do some disappoint?
Chapter two: WHAT IS THE BEST BREAKFAST?
What’s the best breakfast for energy and taste?
Chapter three: SHOULD I EAT LIKE A CAVEMAN?
Were prehistoric and traditional diets better for us? And how can they be part of how we eat today?
Chapter four: WHAT IS A SUSTAINABLE FISH?
How to navigate through the slippery and important question of what seafood to eat?
Chapter five: WHAT IS ‘KIND’ MEAT?
How can you find meat comes from animals that have been treated with respect?
Chapter six: CAN I EAT TO AVOID HEART DISEASE AND CANCER?
Can you eat and drink your way through the complex issues about health using a knife and a fork, a glass and a cup?
Chapter seven: DOES ANY DIET WORK?
Is it possible to adjust the way you eat and lose weight on a personalised Good Food Diet?
Chapter eight: HOW CAN I EAT ‘FIVE-A-DAY’?
What’s the best way to eat up your greens, reds, oranges, purples and blues?
Chapter nine: WHAT IS A GREEN KITCHEN?
How can you cook and eat in a more sustainable yet delicious way?
Chapter ten: IS EATING LOCAL PAROCHIAL?
What are the benefits and relevance of local food? And can it feed the world?