From the Food desk

What's happening on plates locally and around the world.

Devon Cafe’s lucky salted duck egg croissant blurs the line between sweet and savoury.
As we're in the midst of celebrating Lunar New Year and eating our way to prosperity, it got us to wondering what different parts of the world eat for good fortune.
Townspeople throwing fruit at each other – it's a longstanding tradition.
You can find quality parenting time in surprising ways. #WorldDaySocialJustice
From one-metre hot dogs to YouTube eating, this is living large – taken to a new level.

Eat well

Separate the food from the fad with the latest health news.

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Devouring regular plates full of protein-rich foods can reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to new Australian research.
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We review that headline-grabbing study linking processed foods to cancer.
Think before you drink alcohol to excess. New evidence from France shows that your chronic drinking habits might be putting you at risk of dementia.
We know you're hungry and that meal looks delicious but unless you want to stack on the pounds (for no real reason), you best stop shovelling that food down your...
It can be confusing to know where to start, so here's our guide to addressing the problem.

Play with your food

What the internet is saying about food. *facepalm*

This geode cake speaks to the stunning craftsmanship of its baker, but its 'labia pink' overtone is what got people talking.
This is NOT a drill and yes, more than one!
If you’ve ever wondered what wearing orange peel would look like, Edgar Artis' Instagram account is for you.
From riots to lipstick: Here's what Nutella did. #WorldNutellaDay
More or less exactly what it says on the tin.