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Galette au fenouil

Serves 4

Chanterelles and duck egg on toast

Chanterelles on toast

Serves 4

Five-minute memoir: Elson Quick reminisces on a trip to Thailand

I'm hungry. The day clears its throat. A cockerel's dusty bluster, a furry rip of motorised scooter exhaust, and from some high weed-throttled loudspeaker, the nasal megaphone of traditional song, impossibly nostalgic for a life I don't know.

Hot-smoked salmon, beetroot salad and horseradish crème fraîche, by Raymond Blanc

Hot-smoked salmon, beetroot salad and horseradish crème fraîche

Ingredients to serve 4

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

Okra and green chilli stew with labneh

Serves 4-6

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Rump of salt marsh lamb with samphire patties

Rump of salt marsh lamb with samphire patties

Serves 4

Sea bass with mussels and prawns

Sea bass with mussels and prawns

Serves 4

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.

Cherry tomato, mozzarella and Greek basil sandwich
Chorizo and padron peppers on toast

Chorizo and padron peppers on toast

Serves 4

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