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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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Strawberry rhubarb crumble bars

Strawberry rhubarb crumble bars

These strawberry rhubarb crumble bars combine the delights of a crumble with the very special flavour of strawberry rhubarb pie, into one far-too-easy-to-eat bar.  Strawberries add a wonderful sweetness to the tart rhubarb, which means you can cut down on the sugar needed to enjoy it. Whether that elevates this more-ish snack to ‘healthy’ status is open for […]

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Strawberry lemonade with agave nectar

Strawberry lemonade ice lollies

We’ve been testing a few recipes to find the best strawberry lemonade, and we couldn’t resist freezing some to see how it fared as strawberry lemonade ice lollies. This recipe is the best so far: thicker than usual, easier to make, and neither too sweet nor too lemony. Delicious. The agave nectar in this recipe is […]

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Raspberry dark chocolate brownies

Raspberry dark chocolate brownies

Raspberries add a zesty, fresh edge to these dense, dark chocolate brownies. We’re always looking for new ways to use frozen raspberries through the winter months and this recipe is a proper winter warmer. The frozen raspberries keep their shape better than fresh when you mix them in, the cold fruit makes the brownies cook slower […]

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Strawberry frozen yoghurt recipe

One-minute strawberry ice cream

Homemade strawberry ice cream is delectable but labour intensive if you don’t have an ice cream maker. This ingenious Jamie Oliver recipe lets you create the most delicious strawberry frozen delight in just one minute. Jamie Oliver suggests using fat-free greek yoghurt, which makes this a super healthy frozen yoghurt, particularly as the only added […]

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Homemade raspberry jam

Homemade jam

There is nothing to beat homemade jam! It can’t compete with the commercial jams on price but it wins hands down on flavour, texture, and scoring brownie points with friends and family. Traditionally, jam is made in a preserving pan, but making smaller quantities in a large saucepan is just as good. The pan needs […]

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