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Saturday 29 December 2012
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Stone Age people living in northern Europe were making cheese more than 7,000 years ago according to scientists who believe they have found the first direct evidence of dairy processing.
Thursday 06 December 2012
From the choicest cuts of meat to the finest wines and sweetest treats, we’ve got all you need for a festive feast
Sunday 25 November 2012
We've all been there. You're on holiday, it's lunchtime, you've found your restaurant and you are prepped to order that local speciality that everyone in the office has been banging on about since they made their own pilgrimage. But wait. A problem: how exactly do you say the word "potjevleesch"? Most of us, it seems, would pronounce it thus: "I'll have the steak frites."
Saturday 13 October 2012
Makes 2 pizzas
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Saturday 11 August 2012
The critic without a ticket: Leaving aside the Darth Vader fighting gear taekwondo has too many video referrals
Thursday 09 August 2012
Disability groups in France are calling for a boycott of some Babybel cheese following accusations that a promotional summer toy insults the mentally ill.
Monday 06 August 2012
Environmental battle ignites as predators begin to encroach on sheep-farming land
Sunday 01 July 2012
With prices as high as its position above the Thames, are you ready to enter The Cube?
Howard Jacobson: France brings out something preposterous in us, like the hunt for the perfect croissant
Friday 22 June 2012
Life gurus tell us we should live in the present. I tell them there’s no such place
Friday 22 June 2012
Bottura is possibly the most influential figure in the new generation of Italian chefs. His avant-garde approach has seen his Modena restaurant, Osteria Francescana, win three Michelin stars and come 5th in the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. He sits on the board of Ferran Adrià's Basque Culinary Centre.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Gritty Charleroi has a lively food scene, says Harriet O'Brien
Saturday 09 June 2012
Friday 18 May 2012
Surveying the dirty dishes and streaky glasses after a midweek dinner party, it would be easy to agree with the YouGov survey announced yesterday that 40 per cent of us can't face the hassle or expense. After a dash home from work to tidy up and throw together a shepherds pie (I always forget the homespun end result comes from laborious preparation), by 10.30pm I'm wishing my guests would bugger off so I could go to bed. Then there's the clearing up ...
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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