A remarkable insight into food, food science and great, healthy eating with proceeds from the event and resulting book sales going to UNICEF. Following last year’s memorable introduction by Sarah Raven to Good Good Food, food scientist, writer and broadcaster James Wong strips away fad diets, superfood fixations and all the latest gluten/dairy/sugar foodie villains du jour to give us a straight-talking scientist’s guide to making everyday foods far healthier (and tastier) simply by changing the way you select, store and cook them. No diets, no obscure ingredients, just real food made better, based on the latest scientific evidence from around the world. With over 80 foolproof recipes How To Eat Better shows you how to make any food a superfood, every time you cook.
Half Malaysian and born in Singapore James Wong spent most of his childhood growing up in the jungles of Borneo and other parts of South East Asia. Trained to Masters Level at The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, his first prime time TV show Grow Your Own Drugs (BBC2) showed him cooking up homemade herbal remedies that offer an alternative to a number of over-the-counter medicines as well as some great beauty fixes. He is a Countryfile regular and has presented films on extreme tree hunting, guerrilla gardening, mistletoe auctions and much besides. He is a regular on Gardeners’ World, The Chelsea Flower Show, Channel 4’s Richard & Judy, The Alan Titchmarsh Show on ITV and BBC Breakfast.