From the Food desk

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

Good advice for all those students suffering through exams this month - and those of us who feed them.
Yelo cafe is just one of the forward-thinking cafes across Australia that are composting their coffee cups and takeaway packaging along with food scraps to reduce...
A comprehensive list for anyone who likes to take to the streets when they eat.
How many food festivals have you been to when only one wheelie bin was needed?
Seven reasons to leave room for dessert next time you’re out for Vietnamese.

Eat well

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

A new study on French adults shows that people who eat a lot of organic food significantly reduced their risk of two types of cancer. We look at the findings and ask:...
Resisting that chocolatey treat could be a few clicks away. On the new series of The Diet Testers, Dr Xand van Tulleken explores whether a computer game could...
New international research suggests that the caffeine in coffee could help lower your risk of the chronic skin condition, rosacea.
The 71-year-old, Greek grandmother, Helen Dedes, had to cut sugary and salty traditional foods from her diet after she had two heart attacks and a quadruple...
We ask an expert for the truth on whether eating dinner later at night, around 9-11pm as they do in Spain and some South American countries, can make you put on...

Play with your food

What the internet is saying about food. *facepalm*

That’s a lot of rice crackers.
Are Spain’s best biscuits created in convents around the country? Better yet, are they delivered to the public via a Lazy Susan? #followthecrumbs
Winter may be over, but that's no reason to pack away this Canadian artist's food quilts.
It’s called #kunstgeschichtealsbrotbelag, and it’s taking off.
These traditional Belgian candies are causing quite the sugar war.