After the highs of last night's opening ceremony, we have now suffered the lows of Mark Cavendish's defeat at the road race this morning. We're not going to mope or start pointing fingers of blame. Instead we are going to cook.
Recipes from Cape Verde, Cuba, Greece, Marshall Islands, Senegal and Venezuela have all been researched and cooked, while Great Britain's Helen Glover and Heather Stanning set a new Olympic record with a dominant victory in the first heat of the women's pair rowing at Dorney. So there are still reasons to be cheerful.