Eating & Drinking

Eating & Drinking

At the Chocolate Factory: negotiating cocoa illusion in fact and fiction this Easter
Tuesday, 02 April 2024 08:52

At the Chocolate Factory: negotiating cocoa illusion in fact and fiction this Easter

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Indelibly racist Roald Dahl was called upon by Hollywood profit-brokers again last year for yet another adaptation of his 1964 children’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Timothée Chalamet starred as the film’s eponymous Wonka, next in cocoa-boss line to 2005’s Johnny Depp after 1971’s Gene Wilder. In January 2024,…
How to drink beer ethically
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Saturday, 20 November 2021 11:11

How to drink beer ethically

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It is a difficult period in craft beer, globally. With many of the well-known craft brewers now quite sizeable and moving into a second decade of operations, the focus has moved beyond the novelty and then the excellence of the beer brewed. Though these remain important issues, the new question…
The future of breaking bread
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 09:16

The future of breaking bread

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Charlie Clutterbuck continues the joint Culture Matters/Morning Star series on the future of cultural activities after the Covid-19 crisis, looking at what will we have on our plates afterwards. Image above: ultra-processed cheese production, photo by Matthias Kabel Food is essential to live but has also been at the centre…
Beer for the many in 2019
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 09:59

Beer for the many in 2019

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Keith Flett surveys the beery landscape of 2019, and considers what a Labour Government could do about Big Beer You don’t need a crystal ball to know that beer in 2019 will follow trends already evident in 2018. In craft beer there is a perpetual search for new styles or…
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