Dining With The Durrells

Author: David Shimwell
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1529337542
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'We lolled in the sea until it was time to return for tea, another of Mother's gastronomic triumphs. Tottering mounds of hot scones; crisp paper-thin biscuits; cakes like snowdrifts, oozing jam; cakes dark, rich and moist, crammed with fruit; brandy snaps brittle as coral and overflowing with honey. Conversation was almost at a standstill; all that could be heard was the gentle tinkle of cups, and the heartfelt sigh of some guest, accepting another slice of cake.' - My Family and Other Animals, Gerald Durrell In Dining with the Durrells, David Shimwell has delved into the Durrell family archives to uncover Louisa Durrell's original recipes for the scones, cakes, jams, tarts, sandwiches and more that are so deliciously described by the Durrell family. From her recipe for 'Gerry's Favourite Chicken Curry' to 'Dixie-Durrell Scones with Fig and Ginger Jam', and including the family stories and photos that accompany them, this book will transport you to long lunches enjoyed on the terrace of a strawberry-pink villa, sunshine-filled picnics among the Corfu olive groves and candlelit dinners overlooking the Ionian Sea.
Dining with the Durrells
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: David Shimwell, Lee Durrell
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-28 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'We lolled in the sea until it was time to return for tea, another of Mother's gastronomic triumphs. Tottering mounds of hot scones; crisp paper-thin biscuits; cakes like snowdrifts, oozing jam; cakes dark, rich and moist, crammed with fruit; brandy snaps brittle as coral and overflowing with honey. Conversation was
Dining with the Durrells
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: David W. Shimwell, Louisa Durrell
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

In "Dining with the Durrells", David Shimwell has delved into the Durrell family archives to uncover Louisa Durrell's original recipes for the scones, cakes, jams, tarts, sandwiches and more that are so deliciously described by the Durrell family. From her recipe for 'Gerry's Favourite Chicken Curry' to 'Dixie-Durrell Scones with
Islands of the Mind
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Richard Pine, Vera Konidari
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-05 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

730 million people—almost 10% of the world’s population—inhabit islands. One quarter of the states represented at the United Nations are islands. Islands constitute almost twenty percent of the total land area of Greece, and exhibit more significant aspects of biodiversity than other global contexts. They are both occasions of triumph
Durrell and the City
Language: en
Pages: 209
Authors: Donald P. Kaczvinsky
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Durrell and the City commemorates the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Quartet with a collection of fourteen new essays by a group of international scholars and critics. The collection provides a critical understanding of all Durrell's urban landscapes, but focuses on the place that made him famous—the city
Gerald Durrell: The Authorised Biography (Text Only)
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Douglas Botting
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-30 - Publisher: Harper Collins

This edition does not include illustrations. The authorised biography of the great naturalist and conservationist Gerald Durrell, who died aged seventy in January 1995 in Jersey, where he founded the zoo he’d dreamed of as a small boy and pioneered the captive breeding of animals for conservation.