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Pumpkin, coconut and lentil soup: If you're carving a pumpkin for Hallowe'en this week here's a gorgeous spicy soup from Jenny Chandler's excellent book Pulse to make with the discarded pulp.
Oct 29 Read more
Les Déserteurs, Paris: two talented renegades: I didn’t manage to get to the highly-regarded Le Sargent Recruteur before I heard the original team had moved on so it was good to find them installed at 46 rue Trousseau, the former home of another hit restaurant, Rino*.
Oct 19 Read more
6 of the best pairings for chilli con carne: Like many popular dishes chilli con carne has many different versions - some mild and child-friendly, others much more spicy and assertive and often a little smokey.
Oct 30 Read more
Marks & Spencer Apple, Pear and Brussel Sprout Juice: The mere idea of sprout juice may be enough to send the sprout-haters among you running for cover but I have to say I think Marks & Spencer is onto a winner here.
Oct 24 Read more
The Corpse Reviver: "What better drink to toast ghouls and witches (or to drown out all the Hallowe'en nonsense) than a Corpse Reviver No.2?" writes award-winning mixologist Jared Brown.
Oct 30 Read more
Currywurst and pils: What on earth do you drink with currywurst? Last week I was in Berlin so had the perfect opportunity to find out.
Oct 27 Read more