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Kent Police crush local pesto ring

public urged to be on the lookout for pestophilesKent Police were this afternoon formally congratulated on the outstanding success of Operation Ploughmans. Speaking from outside Downing St, Prime Minister David Cameron praised the two month operation as ‘a significant contribution’ to Britain’s home economic security.

From their operations base at Dover, police officers intercepted several tankers of Spanish olive oil, along with sizable quantities of Macedonian pine nuts. Maps in the trucks confirmed police suspicions that the raw materials were destined for industrial warehouses in the so-called ‘Kitchen Garden’ of Surrey. Here they would be mixed with locally grown basil and parmesan cheese which was to be flown over from Italy this weekend.

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Posted: Dec 15th, 2011
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Outrage as no men shortlisted for the final of The Great British Bake Off

‘I think this decision really highlights the gender inequalities that still exist in the baking community,’ said 31-year-old hopeful Darren, five-time winner of the Stourbridge fete cake competition.

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Posted: Nov 30th, 2011
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New Bear Grylls cookbook a surprise hit with the middle classes

The book contains favourites like ‘Freshly Squeezed Shit Drippings’ and ‘A Lizard’, and includes no nonsense instructions such as, ‘First, find some shit; fresh is best’ and ‘Grab it, grab it before it gets away’.

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Posted: Sep 17th, 2011
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Heston Blumenthal cooks himself in quest for culinary glory

‘I’m passionate about cooking,’ said Blumenthal, ‘and now I can really put my body and soul into it.’

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Posted: Jul 8th, 2011
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Innuendo-free version of Nigella’s Christmas Kitchen to be broadcast for celibate viewers

only trouble is, without all that hair she looks just like her DadThe BBC has announced that a version of Nigella Lawson’s Christmas Kitchen which is entirely free of sexual suggestion will be shown over the festive season in a peak primetime slot. Her usual full-on X-rated programme will instead be confined to late-night schedules.

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Posted: Dec 13th, 2010
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