Keeping it simple

I am inspired by a chef called Rachel Khoo. Her kitchen (1 metre square) in a tiny Paris apartment is a triumph in demonstrating exactly how little we need in order to produce tasty, nutritious food. She has a small oven, a two-ring burner and a fridge. A chopping board provides what seems to be …

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Water, water everywhere …

... so why don't we drink more of it? The benefits have been well documented. Drinking water keeps us hydrated (and that's important to remember, especially given that our bodies lose water each day). When we are optimally hydrated, our skin is clearer and more healthy; we are not so likely to suffer headaches; and …

Too busy to eat?

Many people are enormously good at multi-tasking. It's a great skill, but there are times when you should abandon it. Eating food is one of those times. Cramming in a mouthful of something in between other chores or while you are dashing about is not the best way to feel nourished. It's certainly not the best …