If you have dreamed of eating neolithic bread while feeling a combination of existential terror and nostalgia, this is the book for you. The Lost Supper is the Canadian food writer Taras Grescoe’s account of his search for the food we used to eat, and his writing is so detailed and obsessive I forgive him the religious-themed title. He travels a burning world, noting its destruction – dried lakes dotted with the carcasses of baby flamingos, the dying olive trees […]