Monthly Archives: July 2013

A little something to cool you down: iced coffee

There are few days, or years, in England when I really can’t bear the heat of coffee. And since I drink very little of it, or rather can only drink very little of it, the idea of pouring it over … Continue reading

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Unbelievable herb salad with butter and almond dressing

There is a great thrill, to me at least, in discovering not so much a recipe as a tip. So when I recently learnt that the best way to peel ginger was by using a teaspoon (thanks Debora) I was … Continue reading

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It’s salmorejo and gazpacho weather

I’ve never understood the notion of barbecues. Why, when it is already boiling hot, would you want to light a big fire and stand over it getting hotter? No, when it’s 30° (oh, it’s such a treat to write that) … Continue reading

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