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Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781783255726

Price: £26

ON SALE: 1st August 2024

Genre: Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure

‘An all-time classic. The book I’m happy to return to, over and over again. It’s an utter joy to cook from, as it is to dig deep into the stories’Yotam Ottolenghi

‘This book has a special place in my heart’ – Claudia Roden

A glorious new edition of the original gem at the heart of bestselling food writer Diana Henry’s much-loved repertoire

Crazy Water, Pickled Lemons gathers together dishes that combine colourful, aromatic and perfumed ingredients – from leathery pomegranates with their insides bursting with ruby seeds to flower waters that allow you to drink in the scent of a garden – to bring pleasure to your kitchen and an intoxicating whiff of warmer climes to your table.

Fragrance of the Earth
Thyme, oregano & citrus roasted poussins; Lemon & rosemary cake

A Bowl of Fresh Herbs
Chermoula tuna with pomegranate couscous; Chilled avocado & coriander soup

Sweet Cloves & Liquid Gold
Catalan black rice; Salt-baked potatoes with crème fraîche & new season’s garlic

The Sweet & the Sour
Pearl divers’ rice; Adam’s Café’s North African pickles

Plundering the Stores
Lamb & mint pilaf with Turkish cherry hosaf; Raisin & sherry ice cream

Curds & Whey
Sweet potatoes with marinated feta & black olives; Ricotta ice cream with pomegranate

Food from the Hearth
Lamb pizza with preserved lemons; Piadina with caramelized onions, walnuts & taleggio

Pith & Skin
Pork with feta & spinach stuffing & cardamom-spiced oranges; Amalfi lemon & honey jam

Heaven Scent
Meringue & rose cake with summer berries; Mangoes with orange blossom & sweet labneh