'My mum would help us create african dishes – she was my first influence'
The pugnacious chef finally met a shambolic restaurant he couldn't save. John Walsh on when TV makeover refuseniks fight back
'We visit Puglia a lot. The food, the people, the whole place is amazing'
Ready meals containing horse DNA may still be on sale despite a product recall, trading standards officials have said.
The horse meat scandal widened still further today when two more prestige food companies, a family favourite and a luxury caterer, were forced to withdraw their products from sale.
Tests reveal more than 1% horse DNA in two products
Forget Sex And The City, here come Lena Dunham's Girls
Pot Noodle, the instant noodle "dish" from Unilever, has never bothered the female market too much before. Coming in such delightful flavours such as Doner Kebab, Bombay Bad Boy and Sticky Rib, it's the snack equivalent of Zoo magazine; women wouldn't be caught dead with it. (Look, I'm not saying I've never bought one, but I think we can agree who they are targeted at).
All New People was a hit in New York and is coming to the West End. Its star and creator, Zach Braff, tells Alice Jones he's happy to leave Scrubs behind him
All New People was a hit in New York and is now coming to the West End. Zach Braff, its star and creator, explains that the theatre is his dream life and he's happy to leave Scrubs behind
Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy