On The Menu: Koya; Evan Williams; Unearthed; Women's Institute; Waitrose

This week I've been eating... cold udon noodles with hot broth

The food & drink quiz answers

1. Porridge.

Honey roast bacon with quince makes a great starter

Honey roast bacon with quince

Serves 4

Honey roast ham sandwich with dill pickles

Serves 4

Stripe-suited workers create a new buzz at stock exchange

The London Stock Exchange is to welcome thousands of new worker drones next month, by introducing bees to its rooftop in the City.

Josie Long: The Future Is Another Place, Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Last year Josie Long mixed whimsy with political awakening.

Members' club in rooftop row with neighbours

A Soho members' club favoured by City bankers and lawyers has been served with a noise-abatement notice after drinkers began "hooting and hollering" from the rooftop during the London riots.

Roasted figs with raspberries

Serves 4

Bal (Honey) (NC)

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Emily Young's Maremma Heads

Recent stone carvings by the British sculptor have gone on show in London. Here the artist explains her work

Album: Various Artists, Watch the Closing Doors (Year Zero)

Kris Needs, curator of the excellent Dirty Water punk-attitude compilation, here turns his attention to New York's "musical melting pot", with a projected five-volume series of double-disc sets, this first covering the years 1945-59.

Honey, I saved my first swarm...

... or rather watched, as the professionals stepped in. David Randall reports that bees are in trouble – but there is a way to help

Jonathon Green: Terms of endearment: why the PM was neither right nor honourable

'Dear' is the least of it. There are plenty of ways of giving offence by mistake

Trump curd: Skye Gyngell's gratifying goat’s curd recipes

Goat's cheese is at its best this month, so don't hang around: whether in simple salads or divine desserts, its lemony sweetness can't be beat
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