We’ve challenged writer Zoe Williams to live out of her storecupboards and her veg box. For the next week we’ll follow her progress here – send us recipe ideas and helpful tips, or let us know how you’re doing on your own challenge
Back to basics: No wonder vegetables are relegated to the edges of British plates when we treat them so blandly – be bold with the flavours and you'll have recipes worthy of centre stage
Storecupboard challenge: eggs. Tom Kerridge, chef-patron of the Hand & Flowers, reveals insider tips on cooking with eggs
Would she really enjoy cooking for a bunch of strangers? Amy Fleming went to find out
Claire Thomson: Creamy smooth and garlicky, this is another great Greek staple that kids will have an insatiable appetite for
New WHO guidelines must be translated into something meaningful to consumers, says director of Action on Sugar
The once portly consumer of eye-popping amounts of chow on Man v Food has slimmed down and is about to launch Fandemonium, a show exploring fan communities. He tells Stuart Heritage about Kansas truck events, living in gentrified Brooklyn and the magic of scotch eggs
Tony Naylor: High-quality food chains such as Giraffe, Leon and Yo! Sushi are becoming increasingly common on our station concourses. Is the quality of our grab-'n'-go at long last on the up?
Felicity Cloake: Have you tracked down English rose veal shin, where do you stand on the great tomato debate and is risotto alla milanese the best accompaniment?
Great dessert recipes from top cooks, including Nigel Slater and Tom Kerridge
Zoe Williams: This week a new report said that a diet high in animal protein could increase oour chances of dying from cancer or diabetes fourfold. So if protein has joined sugar, fat and carbohydrate in being bad for us, what's left for dinner?
World Health Organisation's director of nutrition says adults should get only 5% of daily calories from sugar
Washoku, or Japanese cuisine, has been honoured by Unesco and is all the rage with British chefs, who are sourcing authentic ingredients and adopting complex techniques. Sybil Kapoor reports
Chief medical officer Sally Davies says government should introduce tax on sugar to combat growing menace of obesity
The $1,000 tip paid by Ellen DeGeneres and others for some pizzas at the Oscars ceremony was extravagant. But it pales besides what Johnny Depp once left a waiter, says Leo Benedictus