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Nigel Slater’s recipes for marinated raspberries, and peaches with sesame snaps

Ihad come back from the shops with fruit: gooseberries for a crumble-topped cake, cherries to eat with a log of Scottish goat’s milk cheese and a paper bag of passionfruit

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Rachel Roddy’s recipe for cherries in wine

In his 2007 book, The Last Food of England, Marwood Yeatman tells a story of a vicar in Landkey, Devon, who noticed the scarlet mouths of his congregation when they

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Keith McNally: ‘I was losing £5,000 a day with my six restaurants closed’

Keith McNally, 69, has created more than a dozen magnetic restaurants. In New York, where he moved in 1975, these include the Odeon (memorialised by Jay McInerney), Pastis and Minetta

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Kolamba, London: ‘A lovely dinner in a calming space’ – restaurant review

Kolamba, 21 Kingly Street, London W1B 5QA (020 3815 4201). Small plates £4.20-£7.50, large plates £6.10-£13.70, desserts £3.80- £5.50, wines from £26 For those of us who live in cities,

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Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for summer fruits

There’s a whole load of summer fruit on my kitchen counter. I avoid the fridge, because it sucks away the juiciness and leaves a taste of disappointment, so anything that

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Tamal Ray’s recipe for berry mousse tart

In pre-Covid times, on the rare occasion I found myself with a midweek day off, I loved to amble around London, exploring. Sometimes, my daydreaming would guide me to a

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Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for peach and strawberry hand pies

Iwas raised around an Indian kitchen table, which meant I ate with my hands. There was no designated “finger food”: it was all finger food, which is why I have

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Shoe Shopping Advice For Experts And Novices Alike

  Finding shoes that you truly love at prices you can actually afford is not always a simple task. But, if you spend a bit of time learning some valuable

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