Discover the world’s largest urban rooftop farm.

In Paris, farming on a rooftop is not just an idea. Here crops are grown without soil with a specialised system of pipes that showers a nutrient-rich water mixture. Footage from the show Europe from Above.

Five ways to cook with seaweed, as recommended by chef Ivan Tisdall-Downes

From sea lettuce and kelp to dulse and gutweed, the seaweed varieties found around the UK coast can give a nutritious flavour boost to countless dishes.

Six of the UK’s historic trees and their curious stories

British woodlands are alive with stories. From cursed oaks to thousand-year-old yews, we take a look at some of the country's most fabled trees.

Four vegetarian Christmas dishes to try

Too few at the table for turkey? Try going meat-free instead. Chefs including Meera Sodha and Anna Jones suggest their favourite festive veggie showstoppers from around the world.

How to cook pumpkin: five ways for autumn

Meedu Saad — head chef at London restaurant Kiln — shares five ways to make the most of this bold and versatile winter squash, from a turmeric curry to an unlikely ice cream dish. 

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