Simon Rimmer is co-presenter of Channel 4's Sunday Brunch

My life in food: Simon Rimmer, chef

'There's nothing like dry-roasting spices and grinding them by hand'

Miley Cyrus is unrepentant over her controversial new image

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Mark Hix uses meat stock in his huss forestière

Huss forestière

Serves 4

Simple, earthy dish: Roasted onions and wild mushrooms

Roasted onions and wild mushrooms

Serves 4

Bit of spice: Partridge tagine with olives

Partridge tagine with olives

Serves 4-6

Diver-caught scallops at the Ruin Beach Cafe

On the menu: Ruin Beach Café; Young British Foodie awards; Pierre Hermé; Gilgamesh

This week I've been eating... scallops

Suits you, sir: model wears pinstripe suit £475, Tommy Hilfiger, tommy.com

iStyle: Preppy boy made good

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Fish House burger

Serves 4

Hamburger with club sauce

Serves 4

Deer steak burger with green peppercorn sauce

Serves 4

If we want a fairer education system we must start by putting less pressure on kids

Richer parents will always buy into extra provision – so why not ensure all pupils are put on a more equal footing

Freshly picked raw courgettes slivers combined with just a few other simple ingredients it works a treat

Shaved courgette, fennel and red onion salad

Serves 4

Grilled courgettes with cuttlefish and capers

Grilled courgettes with cuttlefish and capers

Serves 4

Scotland's sauce wars: Charge for ketchup in Edinburgh leaves customer from Glasgow with chip on shoulder

It is a gastronomic preference that has long divided natives of Scotland’s two biggest cities. But Edinburgh’s long-standing love affair with salt ’n’ sauce on its fish and chips has brought cries of racial discrimination from a Glaswegian.

Swann dons a swan balloon hat

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The incident is said to have taken place as the hosts celebrated their 3-0 series victory over Australia

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