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Robert Porter's self-righteous tirades on the subject of deceitful bankers and politicians are driving his wife, Nina, to distraction. In a bid to illustrate what a fib-free life might actually look like, Nina determines to spend a week telling the truth.

Ink pasta with courgettes and crab

Serves 4

Cavatelli with mussels

Ingredients to serve 4

Orecchiette with purple sprouting broccoli and anchovies

Ingredients to serve 4

Bigoli with anchovies

Serves 4

Pasta protest against vicar who condoned shoplifting

A Yorkshire priest who caused controversy this month by preaching that shoplifting could sometimes be justified has had a bucket of pasta thrown over him by an irate parishioner.

Pasta con le sarde

Serves 4

Dinner al dente: Skye Gyngell's perfect pasta

Home-made or dried, nothing beats a warming bowl of pasta – especially with the toppings Skye Gyngell has in store...

Tagliatelle with cavolo nero

Serves 4

Pappardelle with walnut and Gorgonzola sauce

Serves 4

Christopher Hirst: The sauce of all the nation's ills

You'll know the name but possibly not the face on the latest celebrity brand of pasta sauce to hit the supermarket shelves. The name is Lawrence Dallagio, famous for his activities on and off the rugby pitch. What he is not famous for is culinary activities.

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