Chefs, cheese and churros at Alimentaria, Barcelona

thumb

The10th Mediterranean Diet Conference could not have taken place in a more appropriate location than the Alimentaria Food and Drink Trade Fair, which was held in Barcelona earlier his month.  Admittedly once the conference started, a huge amount of self-control … Continue reading

Top foods to help beat arthritis

thumb

Home spun remedies, based on local ingredients and handed down the generations, like chicken soup to combat flu, are often dismissed as placebos.  We live in an age dominated by over-reliance on prescription medicines and pill popping, even for minor … Continue reading

What’s so good about the Mediterranean Diet?

thumb

You may be wondering why the Mediterranean diet has got lots of media attention recently.  After all  it’s not another new food sensation but one that has evolved over hundreds of years.  In  2010 it hit the headlines after Unesco … Continue reading