Our small-scale food and retail scene is flourishing, says food writer Joanna Blythman, author of Swallow This, a revelatory investigation into what really goes into the food we eat. “What an exhilarating experience walking through London’s Borough Market the other day.”
Christmas and chocolate go hand-in-hand. In the Middle Ages, log fires would warm houses during the winter months. Later on, these logs became decorative and eventually took on the chocolate taste of today. But how much do you know about the history of chocolate?