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From Morgan Spurlock, to bovine flatulence

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Black Ivory Coffee is made using beans plucked from elephants' waste after ingested by the animals
Black Ivory Coffee uses beans ingested by elephants
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Invest in a good ice cream maker, and never serve thawed out ice cream

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Pick of the bunch: Sudi Pigott puts together roasted tomatoes with peppers, aubergines and Labneh cheese for a tomato-inspired vegetarian main dish
The British crop is at its tastiest and most abundant. Sudi Pigott shares her favourite recipes
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Customers can get their caffeine fix on the move
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No gluten? No problem: Matt Learmonth's 11-year-old daughter tucks into gelato in Italy
The land of pizza and pasta is remarkably clued up about catering for those with coeliac disease
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Is it just a matter of blood sugar levels? Or does the supreme tastiness of highly-processed foods play a role?

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Michael Egan testified against Rudy Kurniawan
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Tokyo toast: Sake is often called rice wine, but the brewing process is more like that of beer
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Attendees enjoy and taste different types of beer across Britain at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) in Olympia London, Keningston

Timothy Taylor's Boltmaker was crowned the overall winner

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The price of Nutella may rise due to hazelnut shortages
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Mars Chocolate Drinks said the recall was being carried out as “a precaution”
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One British chippie is soon to be crowned the king of the nation’s proudest culinary combo

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Strawberry fields: growing fruit and vegetables on the roof
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If ever a drink was deserving of an exhibition, it is the martini
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Grape expectations: Rothschild would be a good bet
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Hamper your plans: many restaurants now offer picnics
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Hemingway left a full, typed-out recipe for the perfect burger to the John F Kennedy Presidential Library
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You're toast: the Kadhai Spiced Crab gourmet toastie from Cinnamon Soho
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The big squeeze: Many people now juice their way to five a day
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Any investment greater than £500 gets you a free burrito
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One could argue that the burgers that Zagat lists are simply examples of comfort food reaching a sort of apotheosis
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I doubt that my asparagus can be all that “locally sourced” if I’m eating it in Soho
What does our 'farm-to-table' pretention say about us?
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ebookA wonderful selection of salads, starters and mains featuring venison, grouse and other game
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Every little dish at the Typing Room – from the courgette and basil profiterole snackette to the delicately cooked pigeon with baked celeriac and hazelnut – was clever and witty
Step away from the Soylent and enjoy the pleasures of real food
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Missing a trick: Chillies are about so much more than heat
If you can't stand the heat, opt for chillies that add flavour
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Tickled pink: ordering rosé no longer means getting an alcoholic Ribena
Rosé is increasingly popular - here's how to get the best from pink plonk
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Meat treat: some of the delights on offer at Hill & Szrok in London
Dinner at my butchers with a glass of wine? I'm all for it
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The famous Japanese restaurant shares its recipe for seasonal cherry blossom macarons

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Shared tables make fellow diners too close for comfort
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Some restaurants discriminate on the basis of looks when choosing their staff just as much as some fashion houses do
Waiting staff don't need to be as hot as the dishes they serve
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