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Come on barbie, let’s go party: BBQ recipes for the glorious sunshine

Tongs at the ready: the city is sizzling and the heat is on. London’s well-seasoned barbecue pros plate up their fiery favourites for David Ellis

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Mitch Tonks’ sustainable recipe for hake with garlic and romesco sauce

The Rockfish chef is urging diners to choose their fish more carefully – and with more consideration for the planet’s oceans

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Pet Nat: How Champagne’s cooler cousin became the fizz of 2021

After years spent quietly fizzing away on menus, pet nat has bubbled up to be the wine of the summer. Abbie Moulton reports

Restaurants

123V: Is this London’s most convincing meat-free burger?

Alexis Gauthier’s new vegan restaurant is replicating LA-style fast food – with results that completely fooled one diner

Travel

A foodie’s guide to Madrid: the best restaurants and markets

Spain's capital city offers a fabulous and good-value food scene, says Cathy Hawker

Food & Drink

Best low and no alcohol drinks

For those who want to practice a more mindful way to drink

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Ramadan recipes: Joudie Kalla’s banana and Medjool date cake

Top chefs who are observing the holy month of Ramadan share their favourite recipes for iftar, the post-sunset meal that breaks the fast

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Ramadan recipes: Marwa Alkhalaf’s zulubia with yoghurt mousse

In our new series, top chefs observing the holy month of Ramadan share their favourite recipes for iftar, the post-sunset meal that breaks the fast

London

London’s £500m shot in the arm: Capital set for spending surge

Hospitality and retail businesses are bracing for an invasion of happy diners, drinkers and shoppers when restrictions ease on Monday

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Tesco launches text sommelier service for on-demand wine pairings

The supermarket are donating £1 to charity for every recommendation given

The Escapist

How baking helped London get through lockdown

Baking hasn’t just been a national remedy for Covid cabin fever. Jessica Benjamin finds it has also helped our mental health and kick-started fledgling careers

Restaurants

Foie gras off the menu as Government looks to ban imports of delicacy

While it has been a criminal offence to produce foie gras in the UK since 2006, imports continue

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Jimi Famurewa: Mum’s food parcels were this year’s comforting constant

From briquette-scented summer nights to the bundled-up depths of a bleak winter, Jimi Famurewa’s mum has been there, bringing the family closer with her doorstop deliveries

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The Cadbury Creme Egg beer reviewed: ‘There are hints of lava lamp’

Unlike the eggs themselves, you can consume this without your teeth hurting, says David Ellis

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Hard to see the sunny side as brewery sell out of Creme Egg beer

Absolutely smashing or have Cadbury’s cracked up? The new release is gone, but hope is not lost

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Social Media Diet: How TikTok & Instagram influence us more than ever

TikTokers might iron chicken and whip coffee, says David Ellis, but the internet’s top chefs have never been bigger

Books

Slow Rise by Robert Penn: a Sapiens-with-wheat story of humanity

Far from being yet another book on how to achieve the perfect sourdough starter, Robert Penn’s engaging account encompasses every aspect of bread, from how it fuelled entire empires to which grains he could grow on his own allotment, says David Ellis

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Award-winning winery to donate 100% of sales in aid of hospitality

From now until March 8, the winery will donate every penny from every bottle sold to the charity

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Glastonbury festival has its own cheese now – this is what it’s like

It’s difficult to wax lyrical about a hunk of cheddar, says David Ellis, but bravo to Michael Eavis for making the best of a bad situation

Wellness

How to do Pancake Day with easy low-sugar healthy pancake recipes

A few simple ingredient swaps can turn your annual pancake day feeding frenzy into a low-sugar, nutritious meal 

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A £50, gold-wrapped beef sandwich? It could only be made in Chelsea

This is a marketing stunt from a clearly canny chef, says David Ellis, but it will find its own audience

Books

The best diet books for 2021

Learn how to beat burnout, batch cook or go pegan (that’s paleo-meets-vegan) with the new wave of diet books, says Katie Law