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Four more hepatitis A cases across New South Wales and Queensland

Four more people have been diagnosed with hepatitis A, a week after a nationwide recall was issued for contaminated frozen berries.<p>The health department on Saturday reported two extra cases in both New South Wales and Queensland, adding to 14 other confirmed cases across Australia.<p>People are being …

Readers’ recipe swap: toasties

I had been looking forward to toastie week for quite some time and, from the number of submissions, I’d say our readers were equally enthused. Although oozing, melted cheese is clearly the draw in most instances, you’ve come up with a fantastic array of fillings.<p>AussieAthiest’s Elvis-inspired …

Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

Photograph: Franck Allais for the Guardian<p>Food engineers can now create a ‘natural’ mature cheese flavouring within 72 hours.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/17/1424172457409/ace179b6-e075-4486-b6aa-a905ed82394e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Franck Allais for the …

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Anglo-Vietnamese shredded beef brisket

From the breast of the cow, this cut is a muscle that supports about 60 per cent of the animal’s weight, and so is tough. Slowly cooked, the meat tenderises to the point of just falling apart and that is what makes a brisket so delicious.<p>The flavours here aren’t as powerful as you might think. The …

Beef banh mi recipe

Use leftover beef to create these succulent banh mi, a Vietnamese version of the sandwich<p>This glorious butty is a mixture between the classic French staples of pâté and the beloved baguette, and Vietnamese meats, coriander and pickle.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>1<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the pickle</b><br>1 small carrot, coarsely grated<br>¼ …

Clementine and thyme cake recipe

This 'clementhyme' cake is unbelievably moist and fragrant<p>This cake, using whole, boiled clementines, is unbelievably moist. In fact, it’s almost a cake-pudding hybrid. Some folk can be a little wary of using savoury herbs in a sweet cake, but I urge you to take a leap of faith. Using just a tiny …

The best in food and drink this week

The Spot<br>The Grub & Grog Shop, Leeds<p>The execution may improve, but, essentially, most UK bar food cleaves to a hoary old formula of nachos, burgers, chilli, posh sandwiches and something halloumi-based for the vegetarians. The Grub & Grog Shop, however – which feeds folk at the Northern Monk …

Recipes for a stylish Sunday lunch that won't break the bank

In the first of his regular food columns, the former 'Bake Off’ winner invites you to risk it for a brisket – and proposes a clementine cake that’s just darling<p>If there is one thing you can guarantee about a Sunday lunch, it is that it will be hearty in more ways than one. Every few mouthfuls of …

The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ spicy skirt steak and pork mince recipes

Photograph: Thomasina Miers for the Guardian. Food styling: Maud Eden<p>Thomasina Miers’ Thai fragrant pork patties: ‘Delectable.’<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/17/1424184958207/d51a2034-272d-4ac1-95a0-ffa2593e80cb-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Thomasina Miers for the …

Ham. Cheese. Butter. Baguette. What more could @juliakramer want?

There are a lot of good doughnuts at @doughnutplant. But @elle_jaime is partial to blueberry.

Uber delivers: taxi app zeroes in on food service market with UberEats

Uber, the fast-growing and controversial taxi app, has its eyes on your pizza. As the company looks to expand beyond cabs – and shore up its $40bn valuation – Uber is getting into the delivery business.<p>The San Francisco-based company has just launched UberEats which it promises “gets you the best …

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Dead or Alive 5 Last Round launches with plenty of issues

<b>UPDATE 24/02/15 11.05am:</b> Sony has explained that the PlayStation 3 version of Dead or Alive 5 Last Round will take a little while longer to appear on …

Evolve's week one stats show a well-balanced game with short, brutal matches

<i>Evolve</i> has been in the wild for a bit over a week, and 2K Games has released an infographic that gives some interesting insight into the real-world stats of the game.<p>The good news is that the numbers show a well-balanced game, and the better news for people who like a focused fight is that rounds …

Card game becomes most successful gaming Kickstarter ever, but the crowdfunding model is still ailing

<i>Exploding Kittens</i>, an analogue card game for 2-to-5 players, finished its Kickstarter effort last night with a total of $8.78 million, unseating the Ouya game console as the most successful campaign in the games category ever. But it comes on the heels of a disappointing year for games Kickstarters …

Twitch announces TwitchCon in San Francisco

During their Twitch Weekly update show Twitch.tv host Marcus "djWHEAT" Graham announced TwitchCon, taking place Sep. 25 and 26 at San Francisco's Moscone center.<p>Plans are still underway, and Twitch would like the community's input on what should happen at the event. A new Twitter account, …

Mess with an astronaut's astronomy, you get the junkyard laser

The Smarter Every Day series will begin to tackle space, and the first video describing those efforts is a fun teaser about what's coming later.<p>The best bit in the video is a meeting with astronaut Don Pettit, who shows off his novel reaction to a streetlight that interferes with his driveway …

Jerry Lawson, a self-taught engineer, gave us video game cartridges

<i>To celebrate Black History Month, Engadget is running a series of profiles honoring African-American pioneers in the world of science and technology. Today we take a look at the life and work of Jerry Lawson.</i><p>If you've got fond memories of blowing into video game cartridges, you've got Gerald …

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What Parents Should Know About 'The Order 1886'

The Order 1886 offers a violent immersive steam punk inspired world with cinematic aesthetics and lots of gun-play, but there’s much more to it than that. Here’s what parents need to know about the game, what makes it great and what to watch out for.<p><b>Background</b><p>The Order 1886 is an action adventure …

Here's a very long look at Final Fantasy 15's demo, Episode Duscae

<i>Final Fantasy 15</i> director Hajime Tabata recently showed off more than 40 minutes of the game's upcoming demo, <i>Final Fantasy 15: Episode Duscae</i>, during a streamed event from publisher Square Enix. In addition to offering an extended look at the <i>Final Fantasy 15</i> demo, Tabata provided new details and …

Watch high-level baguette play with I am Bread's developers

In the couple of months since <i>I am Bread</i> launched on Steam Early Access, developer Bossa Studios has rolled out a series of content updates, culminating most recently in an update last weekend adding a garden stage, a rampage mode and a playable baguette.<p>Above, Phil Kollar and myself take a look at …

'The Order 1886' Review Round-Up

Sony’s latest PS4 exclusive, <i>The Order: 1886</i>, launched today.<p>And boy has the game drawn controversy in the endless, bloody feud that is the console wars.<p>Whenever there’s a platform exclusive launch that meets mixed or bad reviews, the fanboys of that platform come to its defense, blaming the gaming …

See Killer Instinct's new golem in action and a tease of its next fighter

Microsoft and Iron Galaxy Studios unveiled a new trailer for <i>Killer Instinct</i>'s next character today, the war golem Aganos, showing how the walking boulder plays in the Xbox One fighting game. There's also a pretty blatant tease for what appears to be a new character tacked on at the end.<p>Aganos has a …

LG G Flex 2 Is The World's Fastest Phone, Annihilates Samsung's Note 4 and Apple's iPhone 6

On Wednesday I picked up my review sample of the LG G Flex 2. This is the second time I’ve used the phone, the first was at a pre-brief meeting in Las Vegas for CES. My initial reaction to the phone was “wow”. The reason for that was because I had used the original G Flex, and really liked it, …

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Scarlett Johansson starts new band The Singles with Este Haim

New single 'Candy' will be released on Dave Sitek's label Federal Prism<p>Actress-come-singer Scarlett Johansson has teamed up with Este from Haim to …

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Noel Gallagher says he’s declined offers to appear on ‘X Factor’ and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

'Me? Dance? Who gives a shit about ballroom dancing?'<p>Noel Gallagher has revealed that he’s had offers to appear on TV talent shows like ‘X Factor’, …

FKA Twigs, Roundhouse, review: 'frustrating'

Despite her talent, FKA Twigs was overshadowed by the elaborate theatrics of her show, says Alice Vincent<p>It was only at the very end, as people walked out and the lights came up, that FKA Twigs spoke to the audience that witnessed her every considered breath for nearly two hours. As she punctuated …

Nick Cave’s 30 best songs

As chosen by his Bad Seeds and Grinderman bandmates, famous fans including Guy Garvey, Richard Hawley and Bobby Gillespie, and Cave himself…<p><b>Here’s a</b> …