On Cloud nine: Skye Gyngell recreates the menu she put together for Cloudy Bay's popup shack

Earlier this month, I hosted a pop-up shack in Parsons Green, west London, for the wine company Cloudy Bay, after they asked me to create some dishes to match their wines.

Milanese chicken with spinach

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Ingredients to serve 2 as a first course

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Worth shelling out: Mark Hix celebrates summer's most versatile vegetable – the humble pea

It's always refreshing to see fresh British green vegetables popping up in the shops and food markets at this time of year, although I confess that I wish that our short asparagus season lasted for another month or so.

Pea and spinach curry

Serves 4

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Ingredients to serve 4

A simple omelette

Serves 4

Green light: Skye Gyngell cooks with spinach

It's good hot or cold, spiked with chilli, sweetened by tomatoes or saluted by Caesar

Spinach with red chilli

Serves 4

Food exports hit as Japan counts cost of disaster

The massive earthquake that sent a wall of water crashing into northeastern Japan two weeks ago is set to become the costliest natural disaster the world has ever seen, with Japan also struggling to reassure the world that its food exports are not tainted by radiation.

Food contamination and fresh leaks renew fears over radiation levels

Fresh concerns were raised yesterday about radiation leaking out of Japan's damaged nuclear reactors, after the World Health Organisation said food contamination was more serious than previously thought and smoke or steam was seen coming out of two of the facilities.

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