By Agnes Jekyll
No matter if extolling the advantages of a contented breakfast tray, conjuring up a wintry weather picnic of figs and mulled wine, sharing scrumptious Tuscan recipes, or suggesting a last-minute pre-theatre dinner, the gleaming writings of the society hostess and philanthropist Agnes Jekyll describe nutrition for each that you can imagine celebration and temper.
Originally released in The Times within the early Nineteen Twenties, those divinely witty and brilliantly saw items are nonetheless enjoyed this day for his or her heat and pleasant suggestion and, with their emphasis on clean, uncomplicated, trendy dishes, have been years prior to their time.
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Hummus, to taste 2 slices thick-crusted sourdough bread 1–2 leaves lettuce 3–4 cherry tomatoes, halved Spread the desired amount of hummus on both slices of the bread. Place the lettuce and tomatoes on one piece of the bread, then top with the other piece. Makes 1 serving. indd 50 3/12/09 9:25:05 AM Sandwiches | 51 Cram Sandwich S tuff this tasty sandwich in your cake hole so you can go back to stuffing your brain with useless facts and figures. 2 tablespoons vegan mayonnaise 3 slices vegan whole-wheat bread, toasted 6 slices vegan turkey deli slices 6–8 cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons vegan bacon bits 2 large lettuce leaves Spread mayo on one side of each slice of toast.
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