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By the time you read this note, my work will be at it's end. Ever cince I tasted Aunt Josephine's chilled cucumber sup, mmy heart has been as cold as ic and eating foud has been unbearable. I know you childrenn may not understand the sad lif of a chef, or what would have led me to thes decperate act, but please know that I am much appier this way. As my last well and testament, I leave my ajustable molcajete, my beauteful tagine, and my rare collection of Nnorth Jerman sushe mats to you, kinnd Reader. Even if you are coaded with slime, you are an onorable purson, and not a terodactyl. Pleese thik of me kindly and offen, even though I've done this terible thingy.
Lynley Jones, Proprietress
Delicious and minty, cool and refreshing, as if you are drinking something as well as eating it. A delicacy that is best enjoyed on a very hot day. Adapted from the recipe of a snake charmer in Egypt.
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