Category Archives: Delia Smith’s Summer Collection

For the days when…puttanesca recipe

…you want summer sunshine and there is only rain. …you’re so late home from work that even the cats won’t speak to you. …you’d quite like to go out for a drink but you’re too tired to organise it. …you … Continue reading

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Puy lentil salad with goat’s cheese, spinach and pine nuts

Comfort food isn’t something I often associate with the summer. It’s a description I tend to use for sausages and mash, roast dinners and bowls of soothing Thai chicken soup. But sometimes I crave a particular taste, a particular combination … Continue reading

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Roasted tomato and asparagus with basil purée, Parmesan and bacon

June 2011, apparently, has been colder than March. Which means that sometimes though salad seems more seasonal, soup starts to look vaguely attractive. Last night I had it all planned: my friend was coming to stay, I’d got lots of … Continue reading

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Making it simple: prosciutto, caramelised onions and Parmesan

Elizabeth David is famous for saying ‘faites simple’ and, if you’re forced to shop in the likes of Tesco’s every day or week you have no choice but to do just that. But simple doesn’t mean boring or uninspiring. This … Continue reading

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