Celeriac remoulade

Serves 4

Fried duck's egg sandwich

Serves 4

Black pudding sandwich

Serves 4

Slice of heaven: Mark Hix's tempting breakfast sandwiches

The perfect fix on a cold winter's morning

Once bitten: Mark Hix's guide to autumn's most delicious canapés

Another October, another art fair, and this year once again I will be fronting the pop-up restaurant at the Frieze Art Show in London. Hopefully this time it will be slightly less frantic than it was last year – back then I was running around trying to open my new Brewer Street restaurant at the same time.

Citi critic Mayo sticks to his guns despite meeting

An extraordinary feud between the banking sector analyst Mike Mayo and Citigroup shows no sign of ending, despite the fact that the US banking giant's chief executive, Vikram Pandit, agreed to meet Mr Mayo for the first time in almost two years.

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Whenever I talk to people about 5 Live, which is a lot of course, there is one programme they invariably mention. It is the show described as "two hours of wittertainment" , it has won a Sony Gold award, has its own channel on YouTube and is pretty much a cult. You can see why.

Fried chicken wings

Serves 4-6 as snacks

What's the catch?: Skye Gyngell gets to grips with the freshest fish

Fresh fish and the right blend of herbs and vegetables – nothing could be easier and nothing tastes better right now

Crab salad with fennel

Serves 4

Elisabeth Shue - 'You can enjoy the screams and the gore and the fun'

Leaving Las Vegas made Elisabeth Shue a star, and she always excels in complex roles. So why is she in Hollywood's most over-the-top 3D horror yet? Gill Pringle meets her

Snack attack: Mark Hix whips up delicious dips

There isn't a guest at any party in the land who can resist a dip. Eaten without cutlery, ideal with drinks, tasty as you like – it's possibly the perfect dish for almost any kind of entertaining. But what is a British dip? We don't really have a dip culture in this country, unless you count the ubiquitous packets of crisps and jars of ready-made salsa we're encouraged to buy to take home and eat while watching a movie, or the chopped carrots with bought guacamole we put out at parties.

Mexican drug lord killed in gun battle with army

Soldiers killed a top leader of the Sinaloa cartel in a raid on his hideout, dealing the biggest blow yet to Mexico's most powerful drug gang since President Felipe Calderon launched a military offensive against organised crime in 2006.

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