House and Garden

Kent Andreason The South African artist Dylan Lewis has spent the last ten years building up the spectacular sculpture garden that surrounds his house in Stellenbosch.The gently rolling landscape, with sweeps of lawn, native fynbos, and manicured planting, combines Lewis' evocative bronze sculptures with dramatic views of the mountains and surrounding countryside.

Like spinach, chard can be eaten raw in salads when the leaves are small and tender, but should be cooked when they get bigger, either by steaming or stir-frying.One of the best-tasting chards I have found is 'Golden Chard' from Real Seeds (www.

The history of the beetroot Andrew Montgomery Almost impossibly rich in colour, the classic red beetroot is one of the most attractive crops in the vegetable garden - both on the plate and in the ground, as the leaves, too, can be highly decorative as they grow.The ancestor of the beetroot we grow today is wild sea beet, Beta vulgaris maritima, which grows along coastlines from Britain to India.

The Story Shutterstock A pale-skinned beauty, Florence fennel is one of the more unusual additions to the vegetable garden.vulgare), a taller plant grown for its ferny, aromatic leaves and seeds – the ancestor of the bulb form.

The most recent is the work of antiques dealer and interior designer Max Rollitt.The owners are very pragmatic and wanted to know whether it was worth spending money to make the flat more attractive,' says Max.

I can quite easily envisage myself becoming all sorts of people who know about all sorts of country things.In fact, my most wild Pinterest fantasies are reflected in the country house I am currently working on in County Durham.

The history of the broad bean Andrew Montgomery If you're inclined towards melancholia, eating broad beans may give you the boost you need.) If you're still not persuaded, broad beans are extremely easy to grow, as well as being hardy enough to plant in autumn or late winter when the soil is cold, which means they will be producing food in the early-season ‘hungry gap' before other crops mature.

Novak Djokovic will be defending his men's singles title, with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal hot on his heels.Those with Grounds Passes will also be able to watch matches on the big screen from Henman Hill.

Hillary and Bill Clinton's deeply personal Washington D.C.

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Moroccan gardens and their use of tiles bring stunning colour and texture to outdoor spaces permanently.In Gardens of Marrakesh, Angelica Gray visits the historic gardens of the city, absorbing the tradition, beauty and timeless style of the outdoor spaces.

If butternut squash isn’t your thing, it also works beautifully with other types of squash when in season.Place the squash halves, with their cut sides facing up, in a baking tray and drizzle over a little olive oil.

Kris Kirkham A well-made chocolate mousse has to be one of my favourite sweet treats.I love spiking chocolate with coffee – it’s a wonderful flavour combination, and a little spice really does take these mousse to the next level.

Prawns baked in salt with mango, chilli & coriander salsa Andalusian recipes from José Pizarro's new book Prawns baked in salt with mango, chilli & coriander salsa Barbecued courgettes with dill, goat’s cheese, mint and yoghurt Recipes to be cooked outdoors from the River Cottage Handbook Barbecued courgettes with dill, goat’s cheese, mint and yoghurt Strawberry Galette with Clotted Cream Recipes Inspired by the Seaside Strawberry Galette with Clotted Cream Salad Niçoise Summer recipes from Alex Jackson's cookbook 'Sardine' Salad Niçoise Alex Jackson Prawn linguine Fast, simple dinner recipes Prawn linguine Baked peaches with vanilla, butter, thyme and brown sugar Dessert Recipes Baked peaches with vanilla, butter, thyme and brown sugar Romanian Raspberry and buttermilk tart Recipes from Caroline Eden's cookbook 'Black Sea' Romanian Raspberry and buttermilk tart Brioche buns with peaches Four breakfast recipes inspired by the west Coast of America Brioche buns with peaches Our food editor's recipe for Artichokes vinaigrette Recipes Our food editor's recipe for Artichokes vinaigrette By Blanche Vaughan Tomato and tapenade tart Summer recipes from Alex Jackson's cookbook 'Sardine' Tomato and tapenade tart By Alex Jackson Roast hake, samphire and tomato salad Summer recipes from Alex Jackson's cookbook 'Sardine' Roast hake, samphire and tomato salad By Alex Jackson Panna cotta and cherries poached in pastis Summer recipes from Alex Jackson's cookbook 'Sardine' Panna cotta and cherries poached in pastis By Alex Jackson

July is a productive month in the garden.Life is full of activity and often the garden can become neglected - flowers run to seed, containers dry out and general maintenance can fall on the back burner.

With a title like "Masterpieces from a Rothschild Collection," you can guarantee that Christie's upcoming sale is going to make quite a splash.In the intervening time, the family has amassed an impressive collection of furniture, art and objets, many of which are now up for sale.

Kris Kirkham I love cheesecake, but somewhere between all the complex versions out there, I lost my appetite for making it.Tip the mixture into the lined baking tin and use a spatula to flatten it out into a smooth, even layer.

Unfurl the pastry, lift it onto a baking sheet (using its greaseproof sheet makes this easier), then prick all over with a fork.In a large bowl, mix together the crème fraîche and cream, then add the lemon juice.

Taken from the May 2015 issue of House & Garden.Taken from the February 2015 issue of House & Garden.
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