People queue outside the newly opened Krispy Kreme outlet at Blanchardstown Shopping Centre last year. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Paleo this and protein that and charcoal the other... What is it with all the food fads and why do they all cost so much money? November is(...)

“The avocado became ‘a thing’ as part of the greater and largely nonsensical ‘superfoods’ fad.”

My name is Sean, and I’ve never eaten an avocado. Deal with it.  It was mainly due to indifference, but this turned into resistance when the avo(...)

Careful now! Knifing out an avocado’s flesh risks seriously wounding the hand. Photograph: Victor De Jesus/UNP/PA Wire

It’s a bit early for silly season. Is it not? Still, who can resist this story about the increasing problem of “Avocado Hand”? According to articles I(...)

A leading plastic surgeon has suggested that avocados should carry warning labels. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

A leading British plastic surgeon has suggested that avocados should carry warning labels following a rise in the number of knife injuries from cuttin(...)