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Let hipsters eat gluten-free cake - it made a world of difference to those of us with coeliac disease

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Popular plonk: Lambrusco is selling strong

If this fizzy red is so nice, why has it taken a PR push?

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For a limited time only in Tokyo...

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Elle Kaye demonstrates the art of taxidermy

Participants shown how to 'reconstruct' a rabbit, before a chef turns the edible parts into a feast for everyone to share once they're done

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A cut above: Katy Guest at The Ginger Pig

The Ginger Pig's hands-on approach to primary cuts

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Top crop: Four times as many ripe berries than this time last year have been recorded

The warm weather has helped to boost the growth and ripening of blackberries up and down the country

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Kumeu River Pinot Gris 2011; Villa Blanche Pinot Noir 2013; Tagus Creek Shiraz Touriga Nacional Rose 2011

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Cheesecake frozen yoghurt by Constance and Mathilde Lorenzi
Think outside the cool box for this summer's tempting frozen treats, says Alice-Azania Jarvis
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The meat has just one tenth of the fat found in a beef steak

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Dining alone doesn't mean I'm a lonely diner

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Popular: Chiltern Firehouse is the current celebrity haunt
Gillian Orr discovers the formula that the likes of Chiltern Firehouse and J Sheekey have cracked
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Coffees in the Scottish city can contain 100mg of caffeine more than those in Pamplona, Spain

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Sales of raw milk are subject to control because it may contain harmful bacteria such as E coli or salmonella

It can only be bought directly from farmers

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A bunch of Ruby Roman grapes has been sold for £3,170

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Douglas McMaster says the food industry is ‘traumatised’

Silo will have just six staple dishes on the menu every day

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Healthy turn: spiralizing encourages us to eat larger quantities of fruit and vegetables, especially raw

One American gadget is aiming to revolutionise how we serve our vegetables

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Whelk-come back: hauling whelks in Weymouth Harbour
Whelks were the Victorian equivalent of the donor kebab and our stocks are abundant. So why do we now export them all to the Far East? It's time for the Great British whelk revival
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Gymkhana in London’s Mayfair is the first Indian restaurant to win the award

Indian eatery Gymkhana is hottest restaurant in the UK

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Let's return to the golden era of good manners

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Including Arancini, Parmigiana, Sebadas, Malloreddus alla Campidanese, Bottarga

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McDonald's meals around the world are far more exciting than a Big Mac...

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Hamper your plans: many restaurants now offer picnics
My recipe for the perfect picnic
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Hemingway left a full, typed-out recipe for the perfect burger to the John F Kennedy Presidential Library
Ernest Hemingway's hamburger is a moveable feast
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You're toast: the Kadhai Spiced Crab gourmet toastie from Cinnamon Soho
Gourmet toasties - creative food that we can all afford to eat
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The big squeeze: Many people now juice their way to five a day
Cold-press juicing equals cold hard cash
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Any investment greater than £500 gets you a free burrito
Chilango turns to Crowdcube in an attempt to raise £1m
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One could argue that the burgers that Zagat lists are simply examples of comfort food reaching a sort of apotheosis
It is time to put the gourmet-burger concept to bed?
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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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Pay phone: no more waiting for harried waiters with the Flypay app
FlyPay app does away with awkward wave-at-the-waiter game
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All rise for sourdough: This healthier loaf is a cut above the rest
Samuel Muston: Give us our daily artisan bread
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Treacle soda bread from The Terrace on London’s Holland Street
A flat tyre on a country road... thank goodness for pub grub
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