Food & Drink Summer Special 2017

Strawberries and cream (with a twist), elderflower punch, crisp pink grapefruit salad... Take your pick of the British summer’s finest fruits in this special set of seasonal recipes. Plus go inside the haute cuisine kitchens of Silicon Valley

After the lull of winter, make use of the glorious fruit of Britain in scones, Bakewells and punch

‘The best salads depend on editorial discretion. The fewer ingredients the better’

Fashionable drinks ingredients that once appeared lost are making a spirited comeback

Inside the restaurant outposts that exist purely to serve the food-delivery market

‘A remarkable thing about these deliciously mature wines was their price and availability’

‘Scallop marinated in cardamom, jasmine and apple granita was made truly inspirational by the addition of sake lees’

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The battle to attract talent has led to a sort of arms race for office perks — and three free meals a day is considered normal

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They have defiantly remained the same, ignoring decades of diet fads and concentrating on real Jewish soul food