Summer food and drink Archive

Good riddance to summer, a thoroughly un-British season | Trevor Mitchell

The British don’t really do summer. It’s not necessarily that we don’t want to, but temperamentally we are autumnal, northern souls, and the imminent return of autumn is as welcoming as a comfortable old coat. For it means that we can finally ditch the pretence that we enjoy summer and its enforced, ersatz fun in the sun for another year. Our collective folk memory of …