Adam Hawkes

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In praise of the dumpling

Who doesn’t beam an instant grin the moment dumplings appear? If you don’t, check your pulse: you might be dead. For the rest of us, there’s something akin to alchemy with the way these tiny nuggets of dough-draped goodness induce so much pleasure. Deftly raised from their plate or basket then …

Fancy a Suicide Burger? Fast food secret menus revealed

Fast food giants from McDonald's and Starbucks offer a whole range of hidden items, from the Pie McFlurry to Liquid Cocaine<p>When it comes to ordering fast food, many Brits are apprehensive of asking for even a little customisation.<p>Ask for a burger without ketchup or gherkins in your local burger …

Four surprising tricks to eating healthily

From reheating your pasta to tactically skipping breakfast, Ross Edgley looks at four small lifestyle changes that can make all the difference to your health and wellbeing<p>The funny thing about eating healthily is that it's never really been that hard. We've become so obsessed with counting calories …

Holistic Medicine

Pudding, cake and jelly recipes for the citrus season

Bold oranges, vibrant lemons and glorious grapefuit are at their peak right now – here's what to do with them<p>The citrus season is just kicking off. We’ll see clementines in the shops any minute, and all sorts of amazing oranges, jazzy bergamots and perfect lemons will soon be on the way. But as …

Baking

How to make chilli con carne

There is no one recipe for chilli con carne. Feel free to experiment by adding your own extra special something – but make sure it’s not a cigar...<p>There are, as we shall see, many ways to make a great chilli con carne. But first, here is one way not to: add a cigar to the pot. I learned this useful …

20 best slow food recipes: part 4

Nigel Slater’s confit of duck<p>It looks mean, I know, just one piece of duck per person, but it is really all you need. I eat it two ways, either with potatoes cooked in the duck fat or at room temperature in a salad. Strip the meat and crisp skin from the bones, tear into jagged shards and toss with …