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Lime, chilli, honey, and ginger chicken kebabs with quinoa salad: Recipe and playlist

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It’s summer, it’s healthy, it’s tasty, what more could you ask for? Sticky chicken kebabs that work just as well on the barbecue, or in the oven, served with an easy quinoa salad dotted with bright colours.

Lime, chilli, ginger, honey, chicken kebab with quinoa salad

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Whiskey and ginger sour: Recipe and playlist

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The sun is shining, the weather is sweet yeah (as a certain Bob Marley sang), which means it’s cocktail time. Yes yes, I know it’s cocktail time all year round, but any excuse and all that… 

While this may not be a particularly fruity, summery number, it is sweet, sour, and you will be wanting more. It works especially well if you’re watching Mad Men, or sat in a smoke-hazed room wearing braces and a hat. Other locations and occasions are acceptable.

Old Fashioned and an Iced tea

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Coffee semifreddo: Recipe and playlist

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You should never break a promise, but it appears I have. I’ve left you all hanging (well perhaps one or two of you) with a lack of coffee semifreddo recipe to accompany your chocolate torte. I teased you with the torte, but what’s a torte without semifreddo (still wonderful but that’s not the point)?

As it’s stopped raining 24/7 and is down to around 23/6, this refreshing semifreddo is great in the sun on a lazy summer(ish) afternoon in front of the Olympics.

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