ME AND MY BIG MOUTH
Food and other obsessions,
by Jan O'Connell
  • The vital ingredient

    There are, what, 20,000 or so items in your average supermarket? Yet, each time you shop, maybe 40 different items end up in your trolley. Who buys all that other stuff?

    03/03/2008
  • Out, damned sprout.

    When I was a child, Brussels sprouts were one of the few foods I wasn’t made to eat. And they’ve been voted Britain’s most hated vegetable. It turns out, food preferences (and phobias) start with the breast.

    28/10/2005
  • Refrigerate After Opening

    The Refrigerate After Opening column was published in the first edition of Regional Food magazine in winter 2005. It initiated a series of musings about the way we eat, drink and shop.

    25/07/2005