Tag Archives: dessert
A slice of rhubarb and strawberry pie

Rhubarb and strawberry pie

The sweet strawberries offset the tart rhubarb in this simple recipe, giving a truly delicious summer pie. If your strawberries are particularly sweet, or if you want a sharper pie, add some extra strawberries and reduce the sugar by half. It works just as well with lemon rind as orange. I served it only just […]

Continue Reading
Gooseberry cake slice

Gooseberry cake

This is a lovely cake, just as good eaten cold with coffee or served warm as a dessert with cream or custard. I make it in the winter with frozen gooseberries, and I don’t bother to top and tail the fruit. This recipe also works well with blackcurrants – just replace the gooseberries with the same quantity of […]

Continue Reading
Slice of Russian raspberry pudding

Russian raspberry pudding

A luxurious meringue-like baked dessert, delicious on its own or served with ice-cream. Creme fraiche and sour cream also make good replacements for the double cream. Heat the oven to 180*C / 375*F. Place raspberries in a glass dish and cover with 2 tbsp sugar. Separate the eggs. Add the flour and 1 tbsp of sugar to […]

Continue Reading