Seven food nuggets you’ll enjoy even more than the ones from KFC
These shows and reads serve up unique perspectives of the food world — which otherwise feels much the same
The food world – it pains me to say, as someone who works in and around it – suffers from more repetition, sanitised tastefulness and fad than most other fields. I’m not talking about food as in farming or the like, I mean the world of transformed and transforming food: cooking, shopping for food, eating out, and watching other people cook. Not that there is anything wrong with those activities – we love food and we love eating – but sometimes it all feels like the same colour palette (yes, that’s right, beige).
So here’s my shortlist of food-related stuff to watch, read or otherwise engage with, which just feels a bit less like everything else. Some of it is daft, but the combination of winter, recession and climate change makes that imperative.