Freshly frozen summer fruit

No fruit left on fields, lots in the freezer!

Ah, that time has come again when the fields are bare of fruit for this year. Don’t despair, we’ve stocked the freezers full of freshly frozen fruit, so you can still ...

Summer fruit terrine recipe

Summer fruit terrine

This summer fruit terrine looks as good as it tastes. It’s a great way to show off your freshly picked fruit, and works just as well with frozen fruit. The fruit ...

Broad bean mint cakes

Broad bean mint cakes

These broad bean mint cakes are really tasty and easy to make – a great way to liven up summer veggies with little effort. This is a Yotam Ottolenghi recipe, published in the ...

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Baked blackcurrant cheesecake

Blackcurrant cheesecake

This blackcurrant cheesecake is different from the traditional baked cheesecake because it’s so light-set. The blackcurrants give it the right balance of sweet and tart, the bold blackcurrants livening up the creamy dessert. Thanks to the chef at The Crown at Stoke by Nayland for sharing this recipe with us. Their summer desserts use locally-grown seasonal fruit – try the other recipes they’ve […]

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Pick your own redcurrants

Last of the summer fruit

Don’t miss the last of the summer fruit! The fruit season is in its last weeks. Only the last few raspberries and redcurrants remain. Freshly frozen fruit is available in the farm shop all year round. From 25 July The late season strawberries and raspberries are ripening gradually. There fruit is having trouble keeping up with […]

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Dessert gooseberries

Very easy picking on the late season fruit

It’s very easy picking on the late season fruits: the raspberries, blackcurrants, and dessert gooseberries are all plentiful. Whether you’re jamming, baking or freezing, don’t miss these particularly plentiful crops – they won’t be around for long! The redcurrants are also still in fruit, and the second crop of broad beans are in their prime.

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Strawberry mallow mousse

Strawberry mallow mousse

This sticky-sweet dessert can be made ahead of time, and is light enough to make it great for after BBQs or other summer feasts. Adapted from the original recipe. Ingredients for strawberry mallow mousse Serves 6 – 8 400g strawberries Zest and juice of 1 orange 40g caster sugar 250g white mini marshmallows 400g Fromage Frais 2 […]

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Strawberry and white peach jam

Strawberry and white peach jam

This strawberry and white peach jam is a delightful way to extend your enjoyment of summer fruit. Making jam is so relaxing and rewarding – homemade jam just tastes so much better than shop bought. We’ve adapted Kate and Giancarlo Caldesi’s original recipe to use jam sugar instead of making pectin stock. Purists might well […]

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Frozen summer berries with hot white chocolate sauce

This recipe for frozen summer berries with hot white chocolate sauce takes a grand total of 10 minutes to make* and yet is as fabulous as a good restaurant dessert.  You may have noticed that most of our recipes are pretty simple to make. We’re not into fussy cooking and let’s face it, we have a farm to […]

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Broad bean salad with pumpkin seeds and feta

Broad bean salad with toasted pumpkin seeds and feta

Broad beans are a great summer vegetable to add in salads. This wholesome dish is full of summer flavours. We spotted this recipe in the Waitrose magazine. Broad bean salad with toasted pumpkin seeds and feta 200g bulghur wheat 60g pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 200g fresh broad beans 150g baby plum tomatoes, halved ½ […]

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Frozen strawberry parfait recipe

Frozen strawberry parfait

This frozen strawberry parfait is an elegant dessert that you can easily adapt to suit your taste by varying the flavours, by adding vanilla, black pepper, or rosewater. This was my favourite strawberry recipe from a few by Mary-Ellen McTague published earlier this month. Frozen strawberry parfait Serves four. 300g-400g strawberries, halved or quartered if large fruit Caster sugar (about […]

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Raspberries starting to fruit

Raspberries, redcurrants and dessert gooseberries ready

This time last year, we’d only just started picking the strawberries – and now we have raspberries, redcurrants and dessert gooseberries ready for pick your own. The ever-changing British summer keeps us on our toes! The latest crop of broad beans, sown in the spring of this year, also just started. All these crops will […]

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Strawberry summer pudding

Strawberry summer pudding

This strawberry summer pudding is a light and simple variation of the seasonal staple. A great way to enjoy summer pudding before the currants are ready. The recipe was shared with us by Head Chef James Barber from the Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh, after demonstrating the recipe at this year’s Suffolk Show. James recommends serving the pudding with […]

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