Monthly Archives: "July 2013"

Mint Julep

There have been some very sultry afternoons and evenings this year – and probably more to come.  All this heat and humidity requires refreshment….and mint is very refreshing. Mint Juleps summon up scenes of  Southern Belles on swing seats on porches entertaining Gentlemen Callers. What could be more civilised? But looking into things more closely;

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Time for Tiffin

  Tiffin is a real cheat’s treat. As there’s no baking involved it’s great for hot days when the last thing you feel like doing is turning on the oven. The ingredients are basic and the method ridiculously simple. The recipe usually calls for rich tea or digestive biscuits and a handful of raisins, this

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