How to solve the sunchokes or Jerusalem ‘fartichokes’ issue

by Rashmee

Posted on October 19, 2021


  With the Jerusalem artichokes in my back yard growing to 15 feet, I knew …

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Governments should mark World Food Day every day

by Rashmee

Posted on October 18, 2021


The second World Food Day under a deadly pandemic has come and gone (on Saturday, …

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A bright green hug in a mug

by Rashmee

Posted on March 28, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Earlier this week I made spinach-cilantro soup with tahini. it …

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Brexit really has meant Brexit: ‘Let them eat cake’

by Rashmee

Posted on February 1, 2021


/ BREXIT BRITAIN In the month since Brexit properly began, consider all the things that …

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The Real Bread movement arrives in East Greenwich

by Rashmee

Posted on January 31, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Rejoice, all ye in east Greenwich, we have a real …

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Is that a nargisi kofta you’re chowing down with your pint?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 17, 2020


Coronavirus restrictions in England sent sales of a humble, often unregarded pub snack soaring. Across …

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An ode to Ratatouille, a metaphor for our times

by Rashmee

Posted on October 13, 2020


Some say (ok, it’s Wikipedia) that Bill Buford is credited with coining the term “…

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Margaret Ferrier, the Typhoid Mary of the 21st century?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 3, 2020


Is Margaret Ferrier the Typhoid Mary of the 21st century? At first glance the question …

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Why do restaurants matter?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 27, 2020


‘1843’, sister magazine of ‘The Economist’ asked an important question the other day: Why …

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France and Italy are food and beverage superpowers

by Rashmee

Posted on September 15, 2020


There’s no question that Europe’s food and beverage superpowers are France and Italy. Half of …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK