carbohydrates

Is British food really still wodges of stodge?

27 April 2019 9:00 am

‘You are what you eat.’ The old phrase always reminds me of Denzil, John Sparkes’s character in the comedy sketch…

In post-war Britain the sweet shop was pictured as a palace of delights, packed with delicious treats

Sweet seduction: how attitudes to sugar have come full circle through the ages

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Once it was taken as medicine and eating it was a mark of breeding. Now it is seen as a dangerously addictive drug full of nothing but empty calories. How did sugar go from desirable to demonised?