Choose a pretty pasta – bow tie, penne or rotini. That ‘s half the fun in making this salad. A nice Italian dressing adds plenty of zip, and the only thing left is tossing in the chicken, green onions, olives and a few cucumbers.

Choose a pretty pasta – bow tie, penne or rotini. That ‘s half the fun in making this salad. A nice Italian dressing adds plenty of zip, and the only thing left is tossing in the chicken, green onions, olives and a few cucumbers.

Perfect for the bounty of fresh apricots, recipe is somewhere between a delicious, fruity and spicy jam and a chutney, but it makes a fabulous sauce base for Asian-style sweet and sour dishes. Preserve a little taste of early summer for a rainy day.

Perfect for the bounty of fresh apricots, recipe is somewhere between a delicious, fruity and spicy jam and a chutney, but it makes a fabulous sauce base for Asian-style sweet and sour dishes. Preserve a little taste of early summer for a rainy day.