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Crevettes with garlic and butter from Artisan Cooks

Meet the people behind the Yorkshire street food revolution

Fast and frugal food from vendors, hawkers or market traders is at the heart of world cuisine. And it’s on a street or at a festival near you, says Annie Stirk, our food and drink consultant

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Brassica; Confit rabbit with charred saddle, charcoal grilled cauliflower, squash

Why rabbit is making a return to the British menu

It’s lean, healthy, sustainable and plentiful. No wonder rabbit is hopping onto many a restaurant menu

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Joanne Harris MBE at home in Allmondbury  - Kyte Photography

Best-selling author Joanne Harris discusses the sensual charms of chocolate

Chocolat author Joanne Harris and food writer Fran Warde join forces to create The Little Book of Chocolate

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Simon Rogan - The biggest challenge of my career

Chef Simon Rogan runs the best restaurant in the UK, but now he is about to face up to the biggest challenge of his professional life

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Ceviche

Tom Parker Bowles

This month, Tom tells where he believes the true heart and soul of a culinary culture to be and also shares a delicious classic Ceviche recipe...

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Chef profiles

Gino D'Acampo

Christmas at Gino’s

Celebrity chef Gino D’Acampo loves a family Christmas, filled with plenty of delicious Italian food and indulgent treats. Here he shares with Sarah Drew Jones a few thoughts on festive fare, and the perfect recipe for Yuletide suppers

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James Martin

Celebrity chef James Martin comes to Manchester

James Martin insists he’s not a gambling man as he opens his second restaurant in a casino

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Asparagus

Tom Parker Bowles

This month, Tom reveals how to taste asparagus at their very best...

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Tom Kerridge

Chef Tom Kerridge brings his 2 Michelin Stars to The Panoramic Restaurant at Royal Ascot

The incredibly popular and loveable chef patron Tom Kerridge, who owns the extraordinary two Michelin starred Hand & Flowers pub in Marlow, is to bring his unpretentious modern British flavours featuring the best available seasonal ingredients to the Panoramic Restaurant during the Royal Meeting (Tuesday 18th – Saturday 22nd June).

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Recipes

Traffic light smoothie

Traffic light smoothie recipe

This vegan recipe makes enough for four and takes just 10 minutes to prepare

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Super food salad

Super food salad recipe

Superfoods are foods which are said to have particularly good vitamin content or are high in antioxidants. However, varying all the food you eat is important for a balanced diet. The method here is for a semi-warm salad, but it is equally good served cold.

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Restaurant reviews

Russell's, Broadway

Win a 3 Course Dinner and Stay at Russell’s in Broadway

Start 2014 with a break at Russell’s - a restaurant with rooms - the perfect base to explore the beauty of the Cotswolds

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The canteen. Photo: Frances Taylor Photography

Trendy and tasty

Driving down Whiteladies Road in Bristol you cannot fail to notice the trendy chapel conversion that is home to one of the area’s newest restaurants.

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Star signing: Jamie Oliver

Food Review - Jamie Oliver Chairman’s Club, Manchester City Matchday Hospitality

One of Manchester City’s big signings this season has been the people’s cook, Jamie Oliver. We checked out his match fitness

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Tom Kerridge

Chef Tom Kerridge brings his 2 Michelin Stars to The Panoramic Restaurant at Royal Ascot

The incredibly popular and loveable chef patron Tom Kerridge, who owns the extraordinary two Michelin starred Hand & Flowers pub in Marlow, is to bring his unpretentious modern British flavours featuring the best available seasonal ingredients to the Panoramic Restaurant during the Royal Meeting (Tuesday 18th – Saturday 22nd June).

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Bedroom at Hilton Deansgate Manchester

Short Break - Hilton Manchester Deansgate

The Hilton’s reputation precedes it. Founded in 1919 by Conrad Hilton, in the intervening years it has played host to such events as the creation of the Piña Colada in 1949 and the famous John Lennon and Yoko Ono Bed-in for Peace in 1969, on its way to become one of the world’s most famous brands.

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Drink

LAN  Apr14 Pub Walks

Five of the best pub walks in the Lake District

A long walk deserves a stop at a cosy inn and Lakeland writer and photographer Vivienne Crow has agreed to share a few of her favourites

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Christmas dinner hamper without meat

Christmas Day Food & Drink

If you’re a traditionalist at heart or want to try something new this Christmas, we’ve picked out the best food and drink products to enjoy over the festive period.

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A bottle of bubbly always goes well at Christmas

The guide to drinking champagne to drink at Christmas and New Year

Fantastic stuff champagne. It’s got everything – the beaded bubbles of Keats’ poetry and a happy feeling of celebration and luxury that surpasses all other wine. A truly sensuous wine, there’s the ceremony of opening the bottle, the ‘pop’ and the little wisp of smoke; and the sight and sound of pleasures to come as the first fabulous flow fizzes into the flute.

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7th Ascot CAMRA Beer Festival

Autumnal Tipples at the 7th Ascot CAMRA Beer Festival

Although the racing is Flat, the drinks are anything but as Ascot welcomes the popular annual Ascot CAMRA Beer Festival for a seventh year, on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October.

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Barrel upon barrel stored in the former chalk mine

The Berkshire bunker that’s home to fine boutique wines

Raise your glasses to a former chalk mine that has gone from being a hush-hush Cold War bunker to a home for far more appealing and delicious surprises.

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