For a brief moment I wondered if I was dreaming, somnolent amidst a Bake-Off fantasy land perhaps. However, a check of the day's newspapers confirmed that they were running the same story.
It's taken two hundred and twenty five years but Marie Antoinette's purported dismissal of the woes of the peasants has finally found a home.
In the past we have had reversals of the health advice pertaining to the consumption of eggs and butter, so why not to cake (and cream and chocolate)?
Call me an optimist if you must, but I am still looking for an opportunity, in the interests of twenty first century science, to disprove one of the basic laws of life, namely that if something sounds too good to be true then it probably is.
Sadly this wasn't my golden moment. To benefit from this latest wisdom it seems that f…