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Antennae-to-tail eating: how to use up prawn heads and tails | Waste not

This recipe for crisp prawn heads and tails with shell salt is proof that stock isn’t the only option for these often-discarded bits of shellfish Before becoming vegetarian, I was a nose-to-tail eater, a philosophy coined by chef Fergus Henderson ...

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Stalk talk: Yotam Ottolenghi’s asparagus recipes

Asparagus: so good with nothing more than a knob of butter, but unbeatable in a ricotta tart with miso and black garlic, in Korean spicy pancakes, or with garlic pesto and tempura onions I have made a U-turn with asparagus. ...

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Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for cauliflower, beetroot and asparagus salad with mustard-miso dressing | The new vegan

The search for the perfect salad – one packed with flavour and interest – may have peaked with this tangy-crunchy roast veg and asparagus number Beyond friendship, love and good health, often what I really want is a delicious salad. ...

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Liam Charles’ recipe for cereal milk pull-apart bun | The sweet spot

The joy of that sugary milk left in your bowl of cereal is condensed into a fun-to-make, tactile snack Everyone loves cereal: there’s such a variety of shapes, sizes and flavours, and you often get a good splash of nostalgia ...

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I wanted to order my breakfast from a waiter not an iPad

Eating is a social pleasure – touchscreens just serve to make it more solitary Last month, in New York, I saw the future, and I didn’t like it. Let me first set the scene. Booked on an eye-scorchingly early flight, ...

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Coconut Tree, Cheltenham: ‘laid-back and on point’ – restaurant review

Cheap and full of charm, the Coconut Tree captures the vivid flavour of Sri Lanka The Coconut Tree, 59 St Paul’s Road, Cheltenham GL50 4JA (01242 465 758). Also in Bristol and Oxford. Dishes £2.50-£8; wines from £17 Eating well ...

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Nigel Slater’s vegetable stock and soup recipes

A flavoursome broth to lift both soup and spirits I have been in need of a good vegetable stock for some time. Not one of the delicate, vegetal liquids the colour of hay but something altogether deeper, richer and more ...

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