Food & drink

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Store Wars: Pret a Manger and Eat

Each week we look at retailers competing in similar sectors. We tuck into two food chains as Pret a Manger takes on Eat

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Changing tastes: the wandering palate

Our tastes can and do change over time for a variety of reasons. Do you now dislike something you used to love, or vice-versa?

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El Bulli chef sued over allegations of cheating former partner

Ferran Adrià accused of paying a former investor an excessively low price for his stake in the world-famous restaurant

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How to cook perfect cullen skink

Full-flavoured, hearty, and comfortingly creamy, is cullen skink the world’s finest fish soup?

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Food for Fort: white Christmas pudding and edible gift storage

How do you make a white Christmas pudding? Plus what’s the best way to keep baked gifts fresh?

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How to cook Christmas turkey. On the barbecue

It’s not tricky or slow, you don’t need an enormous barbecue, and a turkey cooked over the coals is a succulent, crisp-skinned joy

• In pictures: how to carve a turkey

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Enough, Nigella

Nigella Lawson photographed covered in caramel sauce isn’t erotic: it’s actually rather disgusting