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Legs of young sportswoman with fitness tracker on hand in black leggings sitting on the floor in gym

Why leggings deserve to be grounded

United Airlines should not be pilloried for enforcing its dress code

Cabin crews in Singapore Airline leaving Changi Airport after flight has landed

The world’s most luxurious airports

The airport experience doesn’t always have to be a nightmare

Give British veal a bash!

How to eat veal with a clear conscience

Umami: the official name for utter scrumptiousness

The ‘fifth taste’ was not scientifically identified until 1908

Where tomatoes really come from

The origins of the tomato are not as Mediterranean as you might think

The cultivated grain

From Asian goddesses to boarding school puddings, rice has a remarkable history behind it

Britain’s best rooftop bars and restaurants for winter

Enjoy gourmet food and corking cocktails from up on high

Pomegranate: the fruit that myths are made of

The pomegranate features prominently in folklore from all over the world

The fruit with a colourful past

Why oranges are one of the most exquisite fruits of all

The fruit of many talents

Lemons are magnificent, whether you use them for salad dressing or stain removal

We’ll never stop screaming for ice cream

From frozen flowers to breast milk, ice cream has a rich and surprising history

Open all year: London’s hidden gems

You don’t have to wait for Open House London to visit these beautiful buildings and museums

The enigma of the egg

They are a great mystery and a great leveller; a simple thing that can be eaten a hundred ways.

The undertaker who gave us all a morbid fear of eating fat

Fleshy hips and heaving bosoms used to be revered. So where did it all go wrong?

The perils of the PA planned holiday

You’re invited to stay with friends, via their PA….Do you accept?

What will heaven be if not a charming room in Islington, full of delicious food? – Smoke & Salt reviewed

Upstairs at the Chapel Bar in Islington, the windows at Smoke & Salt overlook a terrace bedecked with pot plants and…