Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tomato Bruschetta (summer on toast)

Is this the taste of Summer?  I think it might be.  It is also one of the simplest and most rewarding.  All you need is a loaf of sourdough (or similar), a pile of tip top, super ripe, full of … Continue reading

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Ginger Cake

This cake has been to the beach (several times), to the cricket and to London.  Not the same cake of course, what I mean is that I make it often as it is always goes down well and travels happily … Continue reading

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Fresh Herb Sauce

I cannot rave enough about this sauce – it is simply beyond useful and thoroughly delicious. We have it with grilled or roast chicken and I wouldn’t contemplate a barbecue without it.  Smoky charred chicken wrapped in a soft flatbread … Continue reading

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Iced Tea Granita

  It is not a secret that I love a granita – they are easy to make, refreshing and delicious.  My first foray into granitas was a gin and tonic version which was an absolute belter to serve after a … Continue reading

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Summer Lunch, home or away (Part 1)

So, here we go, the season for eating outside, barbecues and picnics is upon us.  If the  weather would oblige that is.  We need things to eat that work inside, cooked in the garden or taken on a picnic without … Continue reading

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