A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age
Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

Andrew Webb shopping in Empathy suit 2Recently, I 'time travelled' 30 years into my own food future for Radio 4's The Food Programme. I looked at the eating habits of the elderly, and tried to cook while wearing a suit that mimics some of the most common conditions that afflict them, with interesting results. You can listen to the show on the iPlayer or get the podcast here. You can also read more about my adventures over on lovefood.com 'Food on a pension: what's it like to shop, cook and eat when you're old?' But the long and short of it is, I've seen the future, and it's scary. Time to up those pension contributions…