Forever Summer

Forever Summer

Book - 2002
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It's sensuous summer all year long with Nigella -- in a fabulous new cookbook that draws on the best from all over the world: to tie in with her new 8-part television series.

Summer food doesn't have to be eaten just in summer. Even on our coldest days, indeed especially then, we need to summon up a little warmth on our plate. Summer cooking is relaxed cooking that conjures up a mood of sunny expansiveness: easy cooking, easy eating. No one wants to slave over a hot stove for hours: the keynote, as ever with Nigella, is simplicity. The ideal is of lazy abundance.

The food of Italy and Spain, the fragrant mezze of the Eastern Mediterranean, the traditional strawberries-and-cream feel of an English summer afternoon: all these notes and flavours are reflected in Forever Summer . The uniting force is attitude as well as palate so the food is far-reaching but personalised, and fresh so that it fits in with the way we live. It's a way of celebrating summer while it lasts, and extending it into the months beyond.

Forever Summer has the practical appeal of a cookbook as well as the aspirational lure of a travel book, the sort one might flick through longingly in winter, dreaming of much-needed sunshine.
Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2002.
ISBN: 9780676975475
067697547X
Branch Call Number: 641.564 Law
Characteristics: 279 pages : illustrations

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Jul 08, 2011

photographs for some recipes

BiblioSiren Aug 13, 2009

Great summer cookbook. My favorite so far is: SOBA NOODLES WITH SESAME SEEDS

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