An advert for a brand of ham featuring a group of naked picnickers prompted 371 complaints, the majority objecting that it was offensive.
This week I've been eating... Donostia cod cheeks
Mons puts traditional local specialities at the heart of its cuisine. By Emily Reynolds
Leicestershire's struck gold. At least it has in the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2012. At last month's prize-giving ceremony, Leicester Theatre Trust, the body behind the city's performance space, Curve (0116 242 3595; curveonline.co.uk), picked up a gold Access for All Tourism Award for its commitment to theatregoers with disabilities. You can take a closer look at Curve on one of its fortnightly guided tours (the next one is on 23 June, adults £3, under-18s £2), while, front of house, this month's performances include the family favourite Horrible Histories, performed by the Birmingham Stage Company on 11-13 June (tickets £14).
Everything tastes better with bacon. Or so goes a flawed bit of mid-Noughties American wisdom.
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This week I've been eating...pork scratchings
My delightful PA, Denise, was in something of a tizzy. ‘I’ve got an angry reader on the phone,’ she said, clearly rattled by this highly unusual occurrence.
Ideal as an afternoon snack and perfect for picnics, they're the ultimate British fast food. From miniature morsels to family-size pies, here are the finest.