British Food Journal


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Table Of Contents: Volume 119 Issue 5

A comprehensive approach to understanding cooking behavior

Julia A. Wolfson, Stephanie Bostic, Jacob Lahne, Caitlin Morgan, Shauna C. Henley, Jean Harvey, Amy Trubek

The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of – and need for – an expanded understanding of cooking (skills and knowledge) to inform research on the…

Evaluating the effectiveness of a community-based dietary intervention in Nottingham

Jemma Orr, Alison McCamley

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Eatwell for Life (EWL) programme, with a particular focus on longer term effectiveness in terms of…

An evaluation tool for measuring food skills acquisition

Sandra Fordyce-Voorham

The purpose of this paper is to design an objective, valid and reliable “Checklist” tool that teachers could use to measure their students’ food skills acquisition.

Construct validity of Brazilian cooking skills and healthy eating questionnaire by the known-groups method

Manuela Mika Jomori, Rossana Pacheco da Costa Proença, Maria Elena Echevarria-Guanilo, Greyce Luci Bernardo, Paula Lazzarin Uggioni, Ana Carolina Fernandes

The purpose of this paper is to describe the results of the construct validity by the known-groups method of a Brazilian cooking skills and healthy-eating questionnaire.

Teaching and learning cooking skills in Home Economics

Albina Granberg, Viktoria Olsson, Ylva Mattsson Sydner

The purpose of this paper is to explore which elements of cooking skills Home Economics (HE) teachers in schools for students with mild intellectual disability (ID…

Culinary nutrition education for undergraduate nutrition dietetics students

Dorothy Adair Kerrison, Margaret Depsky Condrasky, Julia L. Sharp

The purpose of this paper is to determine the effectiveness of a combined budget-tailored culinary nutrition program for undergraduate nutrition-related majors on…

School-age cooking program assessment has face validity

Elizabeth Wayman, Tessa Komine, Barbara Lohse, Leslie Cunningham-Sabo

Children’s cooking abilities are correlated with increased self-efficacy (SE) for selecting healthy foods and increased consumption of fruits and vegetables. Instruments…

Effectiveness of nutrition education accompanied by cooking demonstration

Lynette Mei Lim Goh, Agnes Xiao Yan Wong, Gary Yee Ang, Audrey Siok Ling Tan

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact of delivering healthy eating messages through an interactive health corner (HC) on improving healthy dietary habits in…

Evaluating food safety risk messages in popular cookbooks

Katrina Levine, Ashley Chaifetz, Benjamin Chapman

Medeiros et al. (2001) estimate 3.5 million cases of foodborne illness in the USA annually are associated with inadequate cooking of animal foods or cross-contamination…

Strengthening adult community-based cooking skills interventions using realist principles

Avril Blamey, Jacki Gordon, Kim Newstead, Jacqueline McDowell

The purpose of this paper is to present learning on the strategies used by cooking skills practitioners and the programme theories, behaviour change mechanisms/contexts…

Effectiveness of Australian cooking skill interventions

Andrea Begley, Danielle Gallegos, Helen Vidgen

The purpose of this paper is to assess the effectiveness of cooking skill interventions (CSIs) targeting adults to improve dietary intakes in public health nutrition settings.

Older adults’ cooking trajectories: shifting skills and strategies

Stephanie Marie Bostic, Amanda C. McClain

The purpose of this paper is to explore how the cooking experiences of older adults living in the USA contributed to cooking skill development and cooking practices over…

Cooking with offenders to improve health and well-being

Julie M. Parsons

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the benefits of cooking one-to-one, alongside commensality (eating together) for improving offenders’/ex-offenders’ health and…

Have Irish parents put cooking on the back burner? An Island of Ireland study of the food skills, cooking confidence and practices of parents

Amanda McCloat, Elaine Mooney, Lynsey Elizabeth Hollywood

The purpose of this paper is to examine the self-reported food skills, cooking confidence and practices amongst a sample of parents on the Island of Ireland (IOI) and to…



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