Monthly Archives June 2018

The miller’s tale: poverty, obesity and the 45p loaf

The UK’s public health epidemic is forcing a rethink on how low-income families can enjoy a better diet Cinnamon Square craft bakery, in a historic building in Rickmansworth, near Watford, has been full of children on their half-term break learning the ancient art of proving and kneading dough. Its owner, Paul Barker, likes to set a test to help them see how different “real” bread is from the white, sliced factory loaf most of them are used to. Take a piece of white sliced and rub it in your hands; it quickly turns in to a grey, tacky ball that
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