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In the middle of the night, hidden beneath the covers, I start laughing at the idea of anyone else finding out what I'm Googling. No, I'm not funding the dark web, I'm not streaming illegal stuff of any kind, I'm not even shopping for kittens; I'm soothing my troubled insomniac brow on frenchclick.co.uk, gazing at things formerly only purchasable in French supermarkets, now brought all the way across the Channel to my London front door – with no delivery charge on orders of more than £35. (More than £35? Pah. I can spend over £35 on biscuits alone in a French supermarket.)

Let Them Eat Petals: Why British tables are blooming

The nation's vegetable aisles are suddenly bright with edible flowers. Terri Judd reports

Fennel, radish, pea and mozzarella salad

Serves 4

Beetroot and hare (or pigeon) salad

Serves 4

Shetland black potato and smoked mackerel salad

Serves 4

Sardines with potato and cumin salad

Serves 4

Lying Together, By Gaynor Arnold

Short and bittersweet stories

Salad of castelfranco, hazelnuts and oranges

Serves 4

Charles Nevin: Pass the salad cream – Fifties nostalgia is in

Start the week... Are you ready for Da Vinci's Last Supper recreated from tumble-dryer lint?

Roasted cauliflower and lamb's liver salad

Serves 4

Salad Days, Riverside Studios, London

"We said we wouldn't look back" goes the wistful refrain but, like Lot's wife, we always do, and we don't even turn into a pillar of salt. Just jelly. The last West End revival of this delightful 1954 revue-cum-musical was a bit of a trial. Everyone tried too hard. But the little opera company Tête-à-Tête really does it delightfully well. "Oh, look at me, I'm dancing," cry the helpless Hyde Park habitués as they are spun into limb-wrangling postures of marionettish animation – brilliant choreography by Quinny Sacks – at the touch of an outdoor magic piano.

Crispy duck and scallop salad

Serves 4

Northern stuck in the deep freeze

The Goodfella's pizza fairy has failed to sprinkle enough magic to prevent Northern Foods' frozen division from slipping into the red.

Three celery salad with ham hock and mustard

Serves 4

Goodfella's grabs a bigger slice of market

Northern Foods posted a return to sales growth yesterday after its rebranded Goodfella's pizza range secured a bigger slice of the UK market.

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