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The blend of fruits, herbs, botanicals and booze is almost like cooking. Just with drinks instead of food, says Angela Clutton.
Only 51 per cent think a tomato is a fruit, while 99 per cent incorrectly identify peas in a pod as veg.
It may not be a barbecue summer as yet - but who needs an excuse to tuck into a juicy patty? Try one of these for size.
Remove Murray from the picture and we are left counting out our players
Passengers on board the Carnival Triumph using mobile phones to convey tales of carpets soaked in urine and passengers sleeping in tents on deck
Can Ben Spalding, once of Roganic, bring the house down with his masonry exploits?
It began with a banana. In an effort to entertain his two children at breakfast one day, the graphic-designer-cum-photographer Brock Davis put the brain that has carried him through 17 years of creative thinking in the advertising industry into gear, and fashioned a section of the peel into a hat for the banana to wear. Cue delighted children – and a delightful new project for the man from Minneapolis to play with.
Bairstow promises much but his captain's future is unclear. By Kevin Garside at Lord's
2 cooked chicken legs
A little sunflower oil
2 big handfuls of salad greens: mâche (lamb's lettuce), watercress, rocket (if you must), small spinach leaves or a mixture of all four
A tiny squeeze of lemon juice
A little olive oil
A little finely chopped shallot (or chives or spring onion)
Some peeled and sliced cucumber
Warm or chilled, soup makes guests at summer dinner parties feel cherished, says our man in the kitchen.
Pasta doesn't have to mean heavy, high-carb dishes – our resident chef creates delicious and healthy recipes for summer
This week I've been eating... Short ribs
For a simple supper, give salad a swerve and sit down to an even more refreshing meal in a bowl...