Amy Fleming: Raw foodists and other campaign groups are eager for us to return to the sort of food our ancient ancestors ate. But how much truth is there in their various claims, and is there any real benefit for us in the 21st century?
Fiona Beckett: The discount supermarket chain is launching a range of cut-price fine wines. The good news is that there are some very nice bottles to be had, but the prices may not be as cheap as you’d expect
Trevor Baker: From lasagne sandwiches to chicken tikka-flavoured Blackpool rock, Britons' eagerness to embrace 'foreign food' has resulted in some atrocities that other nations find hard to stomach
The UK is thriving with eco community projects. In September we will be profiling 17 – vote for your favourite and win a prize
Want to join a community supported agriculture scheme? Find out the background, funding, future plans and more details here
Patrick Barkham took up this month’s Live Better challenge to get involved. How did he do on Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm?
Union representing 48,000 workers in Bavaria demands 6.5% pay rise to call off industrial action during beer festival
Cambridge family of college cooks, craft workers, artists and publicans feature in series of events including display of painting
Suchef champions trendy, nutritional sous-vide, vacuum-packed cooking. The problem is, the food isn’t very nice, says Jay Rayner
Cooking was never a priority for Lauren when she was younger. Then came the realisation that, more than ever before, we are what we eat. By Lauren Laverne
Rick Stein's memoir is full of revelations, but only about himself, writes Joanna Blythman
Profile: The first and only woman to run a UK restaurant with three Michelin stars, Gordon Ramsay's protege is not yet a household name. But all that will change now she has won The Good Food Guide's ultimate accolade
Cookworm: Jones outlines her food philosophy in a clear and concise style, but her keen eye for the beauty in cooking disguises how much you’re learning
Behind the scenes: Jane Scotter and Harry Astley of Fern Verrow manage a biodynamic small holding that seeks to exist in harmony with the seasons
Readers’ recipe swap: This delicate cooking technique makes your recipes all the tastier