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Real cider and Industrial Cider contrasted

From the bucolic and sunkissed to the urban and gritty, ciders are an unusual family of drinks. Real cider and Industrial Cider are contrasted here.   I don’t think any food or drink plummets through quality quite like cider. Its … Continue reading

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Nigel Slater’s salad of mackerel, bacon and potatoes, and black pudding, cabbage and mustard cream dressing recipes

Warm up a crispy salad with mackerel, pancetta or even crumbled black pudding for a colourful spring supper Continue reading

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Budget 2011: Extra tax on beer attacked by brewers and publicans

Hundreds of pubs face closure as beer duty goes up Continue reading

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Yotam Ottolenghi’s late winter salad recipes

We’re still a way off the first spring goodies, so raid the store cupboard, add a hit of citrus, vinegar and herbs, and you freshen up tired tastebuds after the long winter Continue reading

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Consider pancakes with cider

Pancakes, crêpes, griddle cakes, drop scones; call them what you will, Shrove Tuesday’s the day for them. How will you partake?

• Felicity Cloake’s perfect pancakes
• Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s better batter
• Nigel Slater’s pancake recipes Continue reading

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How to make cider apple juice that doesn’t cost the Earth

Packaging and shipping make shop-bought juice energy-intensive – reduce your impact by making your own

• In pictures: how to press apples Continue reading

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A schooner of lager? Or how about a jigger of whisky?

Britain’s strict laws on measurements in pubs are about to be relaxed. So get prepared for some strange drinks orders Continue reading

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