PARTIES IN THE SUN
When summer comes upon us we love to entertain by the pool, a swim and lunch for a few friends, never more than six of us. The apricots are the first of the season. The tablecloth is from Antigua, Guatemala.
The scene is this, sunbathing for those who want it, a swim to cool you off. Our pool is almost 30 years old!
A lunch under the pergola.
And while you eat the view is this.
A salad Gil made, lettuce, rucola and nasturtiums.
A few fine cheeses, all Italian.
A fritata of herbs from the fields, made by Ottavia, garnished with borage flowers.
Anchovies on a bed of lettuce with red peppercorns and spring onions.
Zucchini from the garden fried and tossed in basil and vinegar, local tomatoes (but it's a little early for our own) with coriander and chopped spring onion.