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Sultritaliano

This week has seen a mix of hot days, with high humidity, building up to very sultry evenings followed by night storms. …

Colours of the Week

Some of yesterday’s harvest: last of the broad beans, first decent pick of the blackcurrants A stand selling plants at this week’s …

A tale of two soups

It’s been a few months since the comedian Victoria Wood passed away. Her 1986 “two soups” sketch was so hardwired in my brain that …

Hey Pesto! and other speedy treats

There is nothing better than vegetables just picked, nimbly prepared, and eaten straight away. The flavours are at their peak, the form and …