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Blackcurrant gooseberry crumble

Blackcurrant and gooseberry crumble

We’re are big fans of crumble but any variations usually happen in the crumble layer. This time, we livened up our gooseberry crumble classic by adding blackcurrants. I’m pleased to report it’s a match made in heaven. We’re nearly always too busy with the start of the season to make crumble with green gooseberries, so […]

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Raspberry tiramisu

Raspberry tiramisu

This variation on the Italian classic makes a light, summer dessert, great for summer BBQs and parties. Omitting the traditional coffee makes it less rich than the usual tiramisu, but the alcohol ensures it’s still very much a grown up dessert. The sprinkling of chocolate flake isn’t essential – but definitely worth it. We found […]

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Gooseberry almond oat crumble-ft

Gooseberry almond oat crumble

Ah! Crumble. The classic summer dessert, it’s particularly fantastic made with gooseberries because the tart fruit off-sets the sweet crumble topping. In this twist on the classic recipe, Nigel Slater adds almonds to the crumble to give it a subtle lift, as well as oats for an extra bite. We served the warm crumble with award-winning Marybelle creme […]

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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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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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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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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

Frozen strawberry parfait

This frozen strawberry parfait is a creamy and indulgent dessert that you can experiment with by adding all sorts of weird and wonderful flavours. It’s super easy to make, needing just a spot of mixing. And as there’s very little added sugar, it can be quite healthy, depending on whether you’re pro-low-fat (use low fat greek […]

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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 James Barber, chef at the Aldeburgh White Lion (previously at the Brudenell Hotel in Aldeburgh), after demonstrating the recipe at the Suffolk Show. James recommends serving the pudding […]

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