Food and drink books

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The day I cooked timpano with Stanley Tucci
The giant Italian pie was the centrepiece of the star’s Big Night film. Now he’s invited Jay Rayner round to his house to make it.

Jay Rayner

17, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Former MasterChef contestant’s book pulled amid plagiarism accusations
Copies of Makan, a collection of Singaporean recipes by Elizabeth Haigh, have been withdrawn after suggestions that she ‘copied or paraphrased’ another author

Alison Flood

11, Oct, 2021 @3:30 PM

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In brief: Lemon; The Nutmeg’s Curse; Dirt – reviews
Kwon Yeo-Sun brings eerie beauty to crime fiction, Amitav Ghosh traces the climate crisis to colonialism and Bill Buford goes to the heart of French cuisine

Hephzibah Anderson

26, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Claudia Roden: ‘What do I want from life now? Having people around my table’
The food writer discusses her new book, Med, while Yotam Ottolenghi, José Pizarro and Sam Clark pick their favourite dishes

Interviews by Tim Lewis and Holly O'Neill

19, Sep, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Ravinder Bhogal’s secret ingredient: tajin spice mix
The chef and cookery writer on the Mexican chilli and dried lime flavouring that can be used on sweet and savoury alike

Interview by Molly Tait-Hyland

16, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Reverend Richard Coles: ‘A collapsing ancien régime is like Disneyland to me’
The vicar, journalist and former pop star on Lampedusa’s Leopard, the trials of a trilogy – and why Raymond Blanc makes him laugh

Richard Coles

04, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Chefs lament the demise of food bible that made postwar British life better
Anger and sadness as Waitrose closes The Good Food Guide, the gourmet restaurant-goer’s friend for the past 70 years

Harriet Sherwood

30, May, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Want to try Jane Austen’s favourite cheese toastie? Now you can
The ‘household book’ of Martha Lloyd, who lived with the Austens, contains recipes giving an authentic flavour of the writer’s life

Alison Flood

17, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How to Love Animals by Henry Mance review – the case against modern farming
A series of investigations, presented with humour and humility, into our contradictory relationships with pets, livestock and wildlife

PD Smith

01, May, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Nigella Lawson: ‘I can be ecstatically happy with just bread and cheese’
In an exchange of emails, the broadcaster and writer explains how Twitter helped her through lockdown and what she eats on a night off

Nigella Lawson

18, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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In brief: The Book of Difficult Fruit; Early Morning Riser; Sex Robots & Vegan Meat – reviews
A foray into the world of tricky fruit, unquiet life in small-town Michigan, and a savvy guide to the science of life

Hephzibah Anderson

11, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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DIY dog food is all the rage: will these recipes bowl over my little terrier?
More of us turn our noses up at mass-produced pet food and prepare our own, which must follow strict nutritional advice. Felicity tries out some recipes on Wilf

Felicity Cloake

25, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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