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Strawberry summer cake

This strawberry summer cake is super simple to make and guaranteed to excite the taste buds – just ask our little helper! This melt in your mouth treat was just as yummy using regular plain flour (instead of barley flour) and a smidgen less sugar, as suggested. The sprinkle of sugar on top turns the berries into a delicious jam. […]

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nigella no fuss fruit tart

Nigella’s no fuss fruit tart

This fruit tart truly is no fuss to make. It only takes 20 mins to throw together and yet makes an impressive guest at parties. We particularly enjoy that you can top it with any summer fruit, so you can adapt it to what’s in season at the time. Our tester, Anne, recommended only one […]

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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 terrine is from Delia Smith’s summer collection, which has lots of great ideas for summer fruit. Ingredients 350g small strawberries 225g raspberries 350g blackcurrants, redcurrants and […]

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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

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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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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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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Vanilla roasted strawberries with yoghurt

Vanilla roasted strawberries

It took me a while to attempt this vanilla roasted strawberries recipe, just because it sounded too simple to be interesting. I’m kicking myself for waiting so long – with such little effort, this recipe transforms strawberries into a pungent, heady delight. I roasted a batch of these in the oven whilst also roasting the balsamic strawberries for a ginger ricotta cheesecake. The house […]

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Roasted strawberry ginger ricotta cheesecake slice

Roasted strawberry and ginger ricotta cheesecake

This roasted strawberry and ginger ricotta cheesecake caught my eye every time I perused the recipe ideas in our Pinterest page. It looked so tempting, and yet perhaps a few too many steps for this busy bee.When a family birthday came along right as the strawberry season started, it was all the excuse I needed […]

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