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Vintage, or retro?

I HAVE spent half of my life hoarding stuff, and the second half (so far) bemoaning this habit. But keep things for long enough, and they become “retro”, “vintage”, or even “antique”. Rummaging through old magazines recently, I discovered a single-page leaflet from the Ministry of...

Trick of the treat

Simon Walsh makes Soul cakes and Mackerel and apple salad

A few core recipes

IT IS apple season again, and Jeff sends me some cake recipes from the United States, which evoke the beautiful New England illustrations of childhood books

A toast to barley!

Simon Walsh makes Lemon barley water and Michaelmas-style turkey drumsticks

Eggs and peaches

Terence Handley MacMath whips up Eggs Benedict

Sweet saints

Simon Walsh makes gazpacho and coconut ice

Roses in a stew

Terence Handley McMath cooks chickpea tagine with rose harissa paste followed by almond and pistachio cake with rose water

Pilgrim’s repast

Simon Walsh makes pasta with asparagus cream and a strawberry pavlova

Picnic à la 1937

Terence Handley MacMath makes a choose fondue, grain de courgettes, and Marmalade tart

Best of British

Simon Walsh cooks Roast-beef Yorkshires and Gooseberry fool 

Festival chocolate

Terence Handley MacMath shares recipes for cake, biscuits and bars

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