Travel Agenda: Brighton Festival; coolplaces.co.uk; Villa Armena

Tomorrow: Book now to be at the Brighton Festival (2-31 May). This year's event has been guest directed by Vanessa Redgrave. Highlights include a multi-sensory reworking of the music of Joy Division, the chance to watch Mariella Frostrup film The Book Show, and a talk on "the world's most mysterious continent", Antarctica, with Caroline Lucas MP. (brightonfestival.org).

1. Carluccio's Cuttlefish Ink Sauce - £2.95, carluccios.com
<br />This tomato sauce with wine and
cuttlefish ink adds a sea tang and
gives your pasta a deep black
hue. It's also good for risottos

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1. Carluccio's Cuttlefish Ink Sauce

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Gingered rhubarb compote

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Ingredients to serve 6

Roasted radicchio with bacon and pangritata

Roasted radicchio with bacon and pangritata

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