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 ...
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Strawberries are very easy to pick at the moment, just in time for summer to finally make an appearance. Many different strawberries varieties are ready to pick now: the early crop of Elsanta and Christine are still in fruit, and the mid-season varieties Vibrant and Fornella are just starting. Hapil strawberries are just starting. Hapil are […]