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By Agnes Jekyll

Even if extolling the advantages of a contented breakfast tray, conjuring up a iciness picnic of figs and mulled wine, sharing scrumptious Tuscan recipes, or suggesting a last-minute pre-theatre dinner, the gleaming writings of the society hostess and philanthropist Agnes Jekyll describe nutrition for each that you can imagine celebration and mood.

Originally released in The Times within the early Twenties, those divinely witty and brilliantly saw items are nonetheless enjoyed this day for his or her heat and pleasant recommendation and, with their emphasis on clean, easy, trendy dishes, have been years sooner than their time.

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For herbs and spices to flavour the food, see p. 10. SIMPLEserene SUPPERS Grains Fruits • polenta • raw maize kernels cut off the cob • barley flakes • millet flakes • oats • *white rice (15 minutes) • *brown rice (40 minutes) • quinoa flakes Pulses (from 9 months) • frozen peas • *red lentils (15 minutes) • *green or brown lentils (30 minutes) • *split peas (30 minutes) • chickpeas (pre-cooked) • butter beans (pre-cooked) • *mung beans (15 minutes) *Watch your cooking time as you shouldn’t overcook the vegetables while waiting for the pulses or grains to cook.

If you are feeling festive, add the fish and as many prawns as the pot or your budget will allow. Do remember to slice the lemongrass as that allows for optimum flavour release and easy removal before serving. g. hake (optional) 200 g baby spinach or pak choi soy sauce or lemon juice and chopped fresh dhania or spring onions to garnish Add a little grapeseed oil to a wok or large saucepan and gently fry the garlic, ginger, spring onions, dhania and lemongrass until the flavours begin to mingle and deepen.

When it comes to dressings, I stand with Jamie Oliver; why use vinegar when God gave us the lemon? I bulk-buy pockets of lemons as they seem to disappear into everything in our house. Most of these salads can stand on their own as a balanced meal. 56 cookeatlovegrow Avocado and strawberry salad with baby spinach and cashew cream dressing Serves 4 Not too sweet, but generous in flavour, this would be my choice for a dessert after a fine dinner. I would of course, on such an occasion, set aside the greens.

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