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Coeliac-safe London independents

London isn’t short of a gluten-free option. But, as sufferers of coeliac disease will know, there aren’t all that many places where the tiresome burden of having to clarify the contamination risk doesn’t linger — threatening to sap short-lived joy out of any potential culinary embarkment. Walk-ins are awkward at best. And even the most […]

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London’s home-grown restaurants

Grappling with issues of environment and food sustainability presents its challenges at home. Leave the confines of our own kitchen, however, and it becomes an entirely different beast. So, comfort comes from knowing that there are a growing number of restaurants where it’s possible to eat a really considered plate of food — where ingredients […]

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Coast to coast

The breadth of Northern England, from Robin Hood’s Bay in the East to St Bees on the Cumbrian coast in the West, is roughly 190 miles. A well-mapped route √† pied traverses North Yorkshire’s beguiling and desolate heather moorland, the Dales’ rolling wildflower meadows and the¬†peaks and hollows of the Lake District. There’s a good […]

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In brief — A health food problem

With a plant-based January promising to undo the sins of another year, we could easily fall victim to the notion that all non-animal foods are good for us. Some, however, could have repercussions for the natural world that outweigh any benefit. The problem we find, with all mass shifts, is that there are simply too […]

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Sleeping amid Scotland’s wilds

For some, there is no feeling comparable to finding absolute seclusion in nature. Striding out into the wilderness and pitching a tent under a blanket of sky or tree canopy has been the subject of many a literary pen. And with so much rugged countryside joining the dots between our towns and cities, it’s easy […]

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