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29 September 2014

  I’ve been trying to write this post for a week now, and never get past the first three paragraphs. First it was to say that autumn had arrived and to explain what that meant in weather terms. [22/9: Today … Continue reading

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Cucumber sorbet

At lunch last August at the Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice, we were served cucumber sorbet as a palate-refresher between courses. A lightbulb flashed on in my head: finally! A great way to use up the end of my summer cucumber … Continue reading

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Summer salad: Avocado & cucumber

Each year I do the same thing. I sow lots of cucumber seeds, presuming that they won’t all come up; they do. I plant them all, presuming that most of them will succumb to mildew; they don’t. So I find … Continue reading

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