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Strawberry-Ginger Punch

6 Servings<p>If you don't have a bunch bowl, use a big glass vase--it's nice and tall and doesn't take up too much space on your table.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>12 ounces fresh strawberries, hulled, halved or quartered if large (about 3 cups), divided<p>1 3-inch piece ginger, peeled, thinly …

An Iced Coffee That Outsmarts The Summer Heat

It’s iced-coffee season, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! You see, mastering your morning fix at home is easy, especially with our homemade …

How to make a 45 Second Ice Cream | Jamie Oliver

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

Top 10 European travel destinations for 2013

Size isn’t everything: Europe is just one quarter the size of Asia, one third the size of Africa, but its pull for travellers is unmatched around the world. If you’re exploring Europe this year – or just dreaming about it – some destinations are bound to come to mind: East London with its shiny …

Why learn a foreign language? Benefits of bilingualism

Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English, says Anne Merritt.<p>Physiological studies have found that speaking two or more languages is a great asset to the cognitive process. The brains …

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Sea trout with egg and butter sauce recipe

Steamed sea trout with chopped egg and a lemony sauce makes a quick and easy summer lunch.<p>If you can't find sea trout you can use rainbow trout. And if you don't have a steamer you can pan-fry the fish, as below.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>2 large eggs<br>4-8 sea-trout fillets (depending on fillet size and people's …

The cordial pleasure of elderflower

Although not a native, the elderflower has long been the taste of British summer, giving us flavours that can enhance a sunny day.<p>Reminiscent of tea parties and village fetes, I’d always fondly imagined the elderflower (Sambucus nigra) to be a quintessentially British plant, heralding early summer …