OFT backs down after six-year inquiry into milk and butter prices

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has backed off on some claims that supermarkets illegally colluded on prices of butter and milk after evidence from Tesco undermined the watchdog's case.

Shortbread biscuits with a hint of ginger

Makes 20 biscuits

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250g/8oz unsalted butter, at room temperature
200g/7oz plump dried apricots (or any other dried fruit such as figs or prunes or a combination)
1 tbsp icing sugar

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Serves 4-6

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Serves 4-6

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Serves 8

Madeleines

Makes about 12

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The best way to think about the Eccles cake is to consider it as a sort of flattened, drier version of a mince pie, its puff pastry and raisins occupying the space between the mince pie and the Garibaldi biscuit in the baker's pantheon.

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Rhubarb and mascarpone risotto

Serves 4

Ban butter to save lives, says heart surgeon

Butter should be banned in an effort to save thousands of lives, a leading heart surgeon has recommended.

Shipwreck butter

Serves 8-10
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