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First Tulameen raspberries

Raspberries ready for picking

The raspberries are ready for picking! We’re now picking the popular Tulameen variety, with more fruit ripening daily in this warm weather. Raspberries are delicious served simply with cream. Their tart flavour makes them the perfect complement to sweet desserts. They freeze brilliantly – stock up the freezers to enjoy summer throughout the year. Check out […]

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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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Gooseberry buds in spring

Spring on the farm

The first buds are forming on the plants, which means it’s spring on the farm already. There’s a real buzz around the farm at this time of year as all the plants spring back into life. This mixed with some nervous energy – what kind of season will we have this year? Growing summer fruit […]

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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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Raspberry sauce with flourless chocolate cake

Raspberry sauce and flourless chocolate cake

This light raspberry sauce makes a great companion to anything from your breakfast yoghurt to the dense, fudgy flourless chocolate cake which we tried it with. The raspberry sauce cuts through the density of the flourless chocolate cake – so even those who are going gluten-free or paleo can enjoy a indulgent dessert! This sauce is a […]

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Raspberry clafoutis dessert

Raspberry clafoutis

Clafoutis is a rich fruit pancake, baked in the oven and served warm. It’s traditionally made with black cherries and originates from the Limousin area in France. This version of the recipe uses frozen raspberries, so is great for making year-round. The recipe was recommended to us by a customer, Jackie Keeble, as a simple and […]

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Blackcurrant ice cream

Simple fruit ice cream

We don’t like to have cream in the shop that’s skirting too close to its use-by date, so recipes like this are a great way to use it all up without having to eat it at once. Though, I must say, the ice cream is so delicious that its often eaten just as quickly! I […]

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Raspberry cheesecake

Raspberry cheesecake

The creamy cheesecake and soft biscuit base makes a great base for raspberries. The quantities in this recipe make a large cheesecake – the cheesecake in the photo is 8″ diameter and was made with about half the mixture. Preheat the oven 150C / gas mark 2. Melt butter in saucepan gently, without browning. Crush the biscuits […]

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Summer pudding

Summer pudding

This easy-to-make traditional summer fruit dessert is a delicious combination of sweet and sharp. At the right time of the season, you can pick all the fruits needed for this recipe on the farm. We also stock a summer pudding mix of frozen fruit in the farm shop. Delia Smith’s summer pudding recipe is our family’s […]

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Ripe blackcurrants

Crop update: The currants are ripe at last!

It’s the height of the season with all of the crops now ready for picking. Strawberries There are still plenty of the mid-season strawberries Hapil and Elsanta available to pick. The later varieties Symphony, Florence and Fenella (named after the breeder’s granddaughters) are also now ripening up. These varieties all need to be picked fully […]

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