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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.)

Pea and spinach salad

Serves 4

Blood orange and puntarelle salad

Serves 6

Leading article: Fruitless

Better suck in that stomach, because according to a new report by the Food Standards Agency, 10 years of government healthy eating campaigns have had depressingly little effect on what we eat. It turns out that our diets are more or less as unhealthy as they were a decade ago.

Wild duck and rhubarb salad

Serves 4 as a starter

Sunday brunch salad

Serves 4

Orange and onion salad

Serves 2

Chicken liver and pomegranate salad

Serves 4

Pork belly with radicchio and hazelnut

Serves 4

Fennel, french bean and cobnut salad

Serves 4

Watford on brink of administration

Watford stand on the brink of administration this morning after the Coca-Cola Championship club asked for trading in their shares to be suspended.

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