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Bruno Loubet cooking a vegetable dish at the Grain Store in King's Cross
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Man of taste: French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (second left) is a noted bon viveur
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Cereal bars have been included in the inflation goods basket for the first time
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Alain Ducasse has removed all the meat from the menu
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Kevin Love on leaving an award-winning restaurant for a supermarket chain
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Fairtrade supports better prices, worker conditions and fair terms of trade for farmers all over the world. The reason the end product is more expensive is to directly keep the price high at source
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The brain becomes tolerant to sugar – which means more is needed to attain the same 'high'
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Tikka Masala has been overtaken by Jalfrezi as the nation's most popular curry
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