Tomatoes

Planet Appetite: Tourism and Gastronomy Conference in Santorini, Greece

Rupert Parker | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Greek food has not enjoyed the greatest of reputations - lowlights include greasy Moussaka, fatty Kebabs and Retsina wines that taste of turpentine. But it deserves better than that. Now the island of Santorini has declared 2013 as the year of gastronomy and is showcasing its unique products.

You Say Tomato

Philip Dundas | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Dundas

I have an on-off relationship with tomatoes. Mostly off. Being so often tasteless renders them largely pointless. Served 'grilled' for breakfast - slightly - burned, hard, cold in the middle is a morning misery. And that they are pointless guests in every salad and wetly squished into every variety of soggy sandwich doesn't help.

WATCH: Splat! The World's Biggest Tomato Fight Is On

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK

So just how long does it take to throw 150,000 tomatoes around a small Spanish town? That's the question thousands of people from all over the worl...

How to Be a Critic and Not a Twat

Marissa Burgess | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Comedy
Marissa Burgess

Don't get me wrong, it was a joy the first time I saw my name in print and I still get a buzz when someone uses one of my quotes but really you can take self-importance too far...

Green friends: The Secret of a Happy Garden

Deborah Klaassen | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Deborah Klaassen

There is a whole range of friendships beyond those between flowers and local insects; planting vegetables, flowers and herbs near each other can either result in difficult relationships or great friendships. The good news is that you don't have to be a tree-whisperer to bring friendship to your garden; you just have to understand its roots.

LactoLycopene Leads the Way In Health Studies

Lauren Razavi | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

Ateronon, a once-a-day lycopene product, is fast becoming the most talked about supplement in the natural health sector. It contains the revolutionary ingredient LactoLycopene. This compound is better absorbed by the human body than the natural form of lycopene found in tomatoes - a key component of the health-giving Mediterranean diet.

Kerb Crawler With Prostitute In His Car Told Police She Was Helping Him Look For Tomatoes

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK

A 39-year-old man caught with a prostitute in his car told police she was simply there to show him where to buy tomatoes. Prison security guard Mu...

Tomatoes Save the Day

Lauren Razavi | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

Recent research from Queensland, Australia has revealed a new health benefit for the humble tomato fruit. Tomatoes are already known to have positive health effects in a myriad of ways - from helping to fight off cardiovascular disease to helping to prevent strokes - but the latest study focuses on the antioxidant lycopene.

Organic Tomatoes Contain More Vitamin C

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Organic tomatoes really are healthier than their conventionally grown counterparts, new research suggests. Despite being smaller, they are packed w...

Is The Secret To Anti-Ageing Lurking In Your Salad Bowl?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists believe the key to ageless skin could be staring right back at you from your salad bowl. According to research led by Newcastle Universi...

Scandal of the 'Tomato Slaves' Picking Crops Destined for UK

Andrew Wasley | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK
Andrew Wasley

The grim collection of shacks I visited are home to some of Europe's so-called 'tomato slaves' - mostly migrants from impoverished west African nations, a few from Eastern Europe - trying to scratch a living harvesting the region's abundant tomato crop.