Hands-off cooking: Bill's pulled-pork lasagne

Bill Granger recipe: Pulled-pork lasagne

Serves 8

Fresh and healthy: Green-bean gremolata salad
Bill's linguine with mussels in tomato sauce works just as well with clams, prawns or tuna
Satisfying and cleansing: Bill's Thai mussel soup

Bill Granger recipe: Thai mussel soup

Serves 4

Time to get messy: Steamed mussels with chorizo and saffron

Crumbs of comfort: Bill Granger's best breadcrumb recipes

Got some leftover bread? Simply chuck it in the processor and you have the makings of an instant hit on your hands

Peyote, London: Restaurant review - 'taco bill'

As drug fiends usually know, peyote is a Mexican cactus with hallucinogenic properties; the visions it conjures are so strong that a religious cult once sprang up to worship it. And a pretty hefty restaurant cult has appeared in the UK that worships simple Mexican cuisine.

German cockroaches - smaller than the famous American cockroach - have evolved to lose their sweet tooth

Doctor pulls 2cm long cockroach from Hendrik Helmer's ear

The creature crawled into his ear as he slept

Keeping it simple: Bill's cavolo nero salad
Ticking all the boxes: Bill's warming soup
Squash salad makes a great winter starter

Mark Hix recipe: Squash salad

Serves 4-6

A healthier diet, not drugs, is ‘the best way to cut dementia’

The battle against dementia should be refocused to the benefits of a Mediterranean diet and away from “dubious drugs”, a group of doctors and health experts said ahead of the G8 summit on the condition in London this week.

Artichokes, olive and caper salad

Mark Hix recipe: Artichokes, olive and caper salad

Serves 4

Spaghetti with Mark's tomato sauce

Mark Hix recipe: A simple tomato sauce

Serves 6-8

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