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In the early nineties, I found myself working at a historical mansion in Washington DC that served as a retreat for congressmen, senators and world leaders. I spent my days mangling sheets, polishing marble floors and turning rooms, and my time off revelling in the city’s galleries and museums. Good farmers’ markets were emerging and there was a wave of new “ethnic” restaurants in the city.

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“This is everything I enjoy about a cheeseboard – in a salad. The sweetness of the peaches and grapes, the flavour and texture of the cheese and the crunch of the nuts and lettuce.” Serves 4 EASY GREAT VALUE Preparation: 15 minutes Cooking: 2 minu
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The Taste case
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“This is your go-to when you’ve invited guests around for drinks – the sweetness of the honey with the buttery pastry and salty, cheesy potatoes are a heavenly combo.” Serves 8 A LITTLE EFFORT GREAT VALUE Preparation: 35 minutes Cooking: 45 minutes