Summer Taste

Series in which chefs evoke powerful summer memories for writers.

Episodes

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0101Missing La Merienda20070722

Irish-Argentinian chef John Rattagan cooks the dish which always makes writer Ruth Thomas recall passing out in an unknown city in Latin America.

0102Italian Ice Cream *2007072920080721

Ice cream manufacturer Dante Mansi's raspberry sorbet and chocolate ice cream reminds Charlotte Mendelson of her visit to Florence at the age of 17.

0103Sardines2007080520080723

French chef Alexis Gauthier recreates a meal of tinned sardines, stolen potatoes and an unidentified herb, first eaten by Tim Pears when hitch-hiking in the south of France as a teenager.

0104 LASTThe Pastry Knife * *2007081220080725

Sophie Grigson re-creates the apple pie which reminds Tessa Hadley of her grandmother.