Author(s): Ryland Peters & Small
The only cookbook you will need this summer celebrates the joy to be had when eating and entertaining in summer. Featuring over 150 delicious recipes and evocative images of sun-dappled dining, this book provides all the inspiration you need to create memorable occasions in the warmer months. Whether you are having an impromptu picnic on the beach with the kids, an al fresco lunch with a friend on a shaded verandah or a romantic dinner under a canopy of stars, you will find just the recipe you need here. The book features the very best dishes that summer's bounty of seasonal produce can create. Chapters include Snacks and Plates to Share - a selection of Mediterranean-style small dishes to share - perfect for serving with drinks on a warm evening. In Salads & Summer Soups, you'll find Courgette, Feta and Mint Salad, Spiced Thai Noodle Salad and iced Gazpacho. Best-Ever BBQ shows you how to get the best from cooking outdoors over charcoal. Try Olive-infused Chicken with Charred Lemons or Sicilian-spiced Seabass with Grilled Tomatoes and Baby Fennel. Sunshine Lunches features great ideas for light meals and picnics.Al Fresco has simple yet stunning ideas for more substantial fare for feeding a crowd in the fresh air, from simple pastas, such as Penne with Melted Ricotta and Herb Sauce to Oven-roasted Peppers with Anchovies and Basil.
Finally, a chapter of fresh ideas for Desserts & Drinks includes Watermelon Sorbet, Caramelized Figs with Vanilla Mascarpone Cream, and Peach Iced Tea.