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Sample recipes from Forever Summer

Anglo-Italian Trifle

I don’t think I could write a book that didn’t include a recipe for trifle somewhere—and this, I tell you, is the trifle to end all trifl...

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Caramelized Pineapple with Hot Chocolate Sauce

There’s no other way to put this: these are fruit kebabs. I know how this sounds, but that’s not how they taste. Now that we’ve got that...

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Golden Jubilee Chicken

This started off life as a reworking of Coronation Chicken, that mixture I can’t help liking, against all contemporary culinary strictur...

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Chocolate Raspberry Pavlova

You just cannot beat a pav in summer, and in particular this dark beauty. The crisp and chewy chocolate meringue base, rich in cocoa and...

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Grilled Eggplant with Feta, Mint and Chilli

You can fry or broil these eggplant or just blitz them in the heat of the grill: I really don’t care. The point is this: once your slice...

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Keralan Fish Curry with Lemon Rice

I’m on dangerous ground. Let me admit this straightaway. The recipe I’m about to give you is, purportedly, from Kerala—and have I ever b...

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Kiwitini

There’s something about the intense, sour fruitiness of this, as well as its beautifully black-speckled, lusciously thick greenness, tha...

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Lavender Trust Cupcakes

There was a fashion, some time ago, for lavender-scented custards and creams. I always resisted it. But I made these a while ago, for au...

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Slow-Roasted Garlic and Lemon Chicken

This is one of those recipes you just can’t make once: that’s to say, after the first time, you’re hooked. It is gloriously easy: you ju...

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Chicken, Almond and Parsley Salad

This came about the way most of my favorite food has come about, by greedy opportunism. I had some cold chicken in the refrigerator, a hu...

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Watermelon, Feta and Black Olive Salad

As improbable as it might sound, this combination is utterly fantastic, both savory and refreshing at the same time. You can pare it down...

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Sea Bass with Saffron, Sherry and Pine Nuts

This is another fabulously easy recipe—and you can be totally relaxed about it. That’s to say, consider it simply a guide: use other fis...

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Double Squash and Bean Salad

The double component is that both squash and bean elements are twofold: yellow summer squash and green zucchini, cut into batons, oil-dre...

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Chilled Pea and Mint Soup

This is such a lovely, fresh and soothing emulsion, that I am happy to keep a pitcher of it, for a solo-supper or between-meal refueling,...

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Spiced Pink Soup

Chilled soups have more going for them than mere retro charm. Temperature-cooling, unfussy, as soothing for the cook as the eater, they ...

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Bulgur Wheat Salad with Pink-Seared Lamb

This bulgur wheat salad is loosely based on tabbouleh, only using cilantro in place of the parsley, lime in place of the lemon and omitti...

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Chilled Caramelized Oranges with Yogurt

There is a hint of the days-gone-by sweet trolley about this: it’s not as tricksy to make as the arance alia principessa I remember from...

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Saffron-Scented Chicken Pilaf

Call me Scheherazade, but I’m in my turquoise gauze veil and jeweled slippers for this one. The cinnamon and lemony yogurt marinade give...

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Elderflower and Passion Fruit Cooler

This is the perfect drink to have by the pitcherful for summer lunches in the garden: easy to make, easier still to drink.

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Zucchini Fritters

I know the word fritter conjures up a complex world of deep-frying and dense eating, but these are light, simple babies—just grated zucc...

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Linguine with Chilli, Crab and Watercress

You know, I’d eaten this a couple of times and made it myself (throwing in handfuls of peppery watercress as I did so) a few more before ...

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Vin Santo Ice Cream with Cantuccini

One of the loveliest desserts, if it quite counts as that, to order in restaurants in Tuscany, is a glass of vin santo, that resinous, i...

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Margarita Ice Cream

This is surely what angels would eat at their hen night. I suppose it’s the hopeful point of all cooking that the whole is greater than ...

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Pappardelle with Zucchini, Sultanas and Pine Nuts

If there seems to be a rather small amount of pasta specified for four people here, it’s not because I’m exercising portion control, but...

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