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Is fermentation the future of food?
It might well be an ancient process, used in food and drink preparation as far back as the 7th millennium BC, but fermentation is thriving like the very finest of sourdough at the moment. Well on its way to becoming one of next year’s hottest culinary terms, the buzzword on …
Sustainability advocates use food to raise awareness - in pictures
In Dubai, executive chef at Teible restaurant, Carlos Frunze De Garza, saves left-over fruit and vegetables and incorporates the items into new recipes. All photos: Reuters
Knowing the Queen spoke Doric should mark an ultimate end to Scots stigma
Scots speakers typically grow up being told some variation of the phrase, ‘You should be speaking the Good Queen’s English!’ It, therefore, came as a surprise to many when the BBC reported that the late Queen Elizabeth II spoke Doric – a North Eastern dialect of the Scots language. The …
European Triathlon president hails multi-sport European Championships
European Triathlon Union president Renato Bertrandi admits he was blown away by the booming success of the multi-sport European Championships at Munich’s iconic 1972 Olympic Park. The 11-day bonanza brought together nine sports to conduct their championships under one umbrella in the German city. Bertrandi is one of the biggest …
Lewandowski ready to help Barcelona fulfil 'huge potential' and get back to winning titles
Robert Lewandowski said he is setting his sights on nothing less than success and titles at Barcelona and hopes his experience can help take the club to a new level.
Tuchel 'worrying' after Chelsea suffer another pre-season setback with defeat to Arsenal
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel admitted he is "worrying" about his squad's preparedness for the new season after the Blues were thrashed 4-0 by Premier League rivals Arsenal in a friendly match
Ten Hag 'realistic' over Man United's drawn-out pursuit of Barcelona midfielder De Jong
Erik ten Hag has said he would prefer to have concluded all of Manchester United's transfer business in time for the start of pre-season but is "realistic" as the Premier League club continue their drawn-out pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie De Jong.
Thomas Tuchel expects 'brilliant signing' Kalidou Koulibaly to settle quickly at Chelsea
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel believes Kalidou Koulibaly will prove to be "another brilliant signing" for the Premier League club.
Robert Lewandowski determined to fire Barcelona 'back to the top of European football'
Robert Lewandowski said he is determined to help Barcelona return to the top of European football as the prolific Polish striker completed his move from Bayern Munich.
Raheem Sterling ready to do 'talking on the pitch' after completing £50m move to Chelsea
Raheem Sterling has completed his move from Manchester City to Chelsea, with the England forward signing a five-year contract, the Premier League club confirmed on Wednesday.
Ons Jabeur receives hero's welcome on return to Tunisia - in pictures
Wimbledon finalist Ons Jabeur received a hero's welcome when she returned to Tunisia on Wednesday.
Novak Djokovic: Patience a virtue for Wimbledon champion but rest of season looks unclear
Serbian claimed his 21st Grand Slam title on Sunday and now waits to see if he can compete at the US Open
No room for friendship as Ons Jabeur sets sights on historic Wimbledon final
Ons Jabeur and Tatjana Maria will need to set aside their close friendship on Thursday when the pair meet for a place in the Wimbledon final.
Ons Jabeur on track for more history as Wimbledon title comes into sharp focus
Tunisian is in fine form and, with early exits of several rivals, has emerged as favourite to win her first Grand Slam
Chelsea, Barcelona and five potential destinations for PSG star Neymar
Neymar could be set for a sensational exit from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, if various media reports are to be believed.
Tadej Pogacar arrives at Tour de France relaxed and ready to create more history
Tadej Pogacar may have the weight of cycling history on his slender shoulders, but the UAE Team Emirates leader could not have been more relaxed on the eve of the Tour de France.
Tour de France: Pogacar leads UAE Team Emirates line-up in bid for third straight title
Tadej Pogacar will lead UAE Team Emirates at the 2022 Tour de France, where the Slovenian rider is bidding to win his third straight title.
PGA Tour suspends all players competing in LIV Golf Invitational Series
The PGA Tour has announced all members competing in the LIV Golf Invitational Series have been suspended, while players who have resigned their membership are no longer eligible to participate in its tournaments.
Phil Mickelson ready for 'balance' at LIV Golf Series but won't resign from PGA Tour
Phil Mickelson has said playing in the LIV Golf Invitational Series will provide more "balance" to his life and insisted he has no plans to resign from the PGA Tour.
Arsenal 2021/22 season ratings: Saka 9, Odegaard 8, Pepe 3, Aubameyang 2
Gunners place fifth in the Premier League after a season of overall progress under Arteta
'Man's a f****** idiot': Glasgow reacts to Boris Johnson's imperial measurements revival
*Language warning*. How do the people of Glasgow feel about Boris Johnson's imperial measurements revival to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee?
East Neuk Festival set to return to Fife this summer
A music and arts festival is set to take place in the east of Scotland in June and July. The East Neuk Festival will take place all over North-East Fife featuring family, outdoor and free events from June 30th to July 3rd.
Declan Rice in, Jorginho out: Five players Chelsea should sign and sell this summer
Premier League club set for a busy summer now the new owners are in place
People make Scotland: From developing bonds in bars to a countrywide sense of community
FROM Monday to Thursday, Scotland operates with a certain quiet dignity. On the weekend, the country is flipped on its head – like a quaint little snowglobe shaken up in an earthquake, Scotland enters abruptly into party mode. It is always proclaimed that the Scots party best and, even as …