Omelette with prawns and sea greens

Serves 4

Cheese recipes - Shropshire Blue, Orange and Spinach Salad

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Brighter than a button: Skye Gyngell’s magic mushroom recipes

This is no more earthy pleasure than new-season mushrooms. But don't limit yourself to the familiar varieties, says Skye Gyngell. Dig around for girolles, and glory in their pungent meatiness

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Serves 2

Media Lunch: Ben Fennell, Chief Executive Officer, BBH Advertising

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Mackerel with beetroot and horseradish

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Softly, softly: Skye Gyngell's mouthwatering alternative accompaniments for mozzarella

Summer is the perfect time to eat young cheese. Soft, sweet and pliable, mozzarella is perhaps the best and most beautiful of all the fragile curd cheeses. The word mozza in Italian slang means "to cut", in this case when the heated curd is stretched and cut into balls. It is traditionally made from buffalo milk – which is lighter and sweeter than milk from cows – in Campania, in the south of Italy. Look for artisan cheeses if possible, rather than factory-made. Made with the freshest milk, its texture is light and very slightly chewy – neither rubbery nor bland.

Knotweed soufflé, anyone?

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The dazzlingly handsome, cocktail-drinking, spinach mousse-eating James Lundie

It has never been possible for anyone to talk about James Lundie without mentioning his appearance. He is traditionally, universally rated as the Most Handsome Liberal Democrat – not a wide field, but still an achievement – and one veteran female journalist once referred to him as "dazzlingly handsome, nay, gorgeous". The journalist Lynn Barber did at least add, enigmatically, that Mr Lundie was also "very knowledgeable about sharks".

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Serves 4

Worth shelling out for: Skye Gyngell cooks with the first, sweet peas of the season

Skye Gyngell dreams of sitting in the garden popping peas straight from the pod – and the soups, salads (and even curries) to come...
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