Pierre Gagnaire

My Life in Food: Pierre Gagnaire

'Cooking is serious, but it's not war. The first principle should be kindness'

Face to watch: Luke Pasqualino gets his cinematic break this week in teen werewolf comedy Love Bite
Braised pork with cider and curly kale

Braised pork with cider and curly kale

Serves 4

Cuttlefish and pumpkin soup

Cuttlefish and pumpkin soup

Serves 4

Power to the (Tamil) people! There's a curry revolution going on in Tooting

An unheralded revolution is brewing in Tooting. This is extremely exciting news for revolutionaries and foodies alike. But before I tell you what it involves, some caveats.

Celeriac and Lancashire cheese pithivier

Celeriac and Lancashire cheese pithivier

Serves 6-8

Kick-start the day

This week, our chef considers the perennial question of what to eat the morning after the night before: recipes to help with hangovers

Websters' scrambled eggs

Serves 4

Rump of salt marsh lamb with samphire patties

Rump of salt marsh lamb with samphire patties

Serves 4

Weekend work: Time to pick apples

What to do

Tomato, feta, almond and date baklava

Tomato, feta, almond and date baklava

Ingredients to serve 6

The Pig and Butcher offers a short, sublime menu

The Pig and Butcher, 80 Liverpool Road, London N1

Unlike its predecessor, the Pig & Butcher lets you enjoy its food as you please.

A slice of heaven: Mark Hix reinvents the open sandwich

No need to settle for the bland, high-street variety – huge and hearty open sandwiches from Scandinavia are the inspiration for our resident chef this week.

Steak, onion and watercress sandwich

Steak, onion and watercress sandwich

Serves 4

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