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SUBJECT: Superfood madness

FROM: Jo Roberts


While I sympathise with Viv Groskop’s dislike of avocados and their use in everything from chips to cheesecake (January, p130), I think the real problem is not the avocado itself but the ‘superfood’ status to which it’s been elevated. Over the years, a number of foods have been given this label (quinoa, bulgur wheat and kale to name a few). As a result, food writers, bloggers and celeb chefs have exacerbated the fad by forever presenting us with ‘new and interesting’ ways to cook/eat/serve them. I, for one, have been eating these ingredients for years and to me they’re not superfoods – they’re just great things to eat.

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This February, let delicious. bring sunshine into your kitchen with an Italian menu from Angela Hartnett, slow-cooked comfort food to gladden the soul, and a pub quiz with bar snacks to boost the brain. Plus homemade pizzas, healthy curries, foolproof crumpets and your favourite old school puddings. Not forgetting heartwarming tales and recipes from Rosemary Shrager and Allegra McEvedy and a clutch of easy midweek meals from Donna Hay, the queen of Aussie cooking.