Recipe: Strawberry Avocado Smoothie

This is a great recipe to start the day with. It’s light and fruity, and the flavour of your home-grown strawberries really comes through in this smoothie. SERVES 4 250g (9oz) strawberries, hulled, washed 1 avocado, peeled and stone removed 450ml (16fl oz) almond milk 200g (7oz) flavoured yoghurt 1 […]

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Recipe: Strawberry Swirl Meringues

The strawberry season is one of the highlights on the harvesting calendar for many. Try using some of your strawberry jam in these pretty meringues, and serving them up with whipped cream. 2 organic egg whites 100g (3½oz) caster sugar FOR THE JAM 200g (7oz) hulled strawberries 200g (7oz) granulated […]

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Recipe: Rhubarb Jam Butterfly Cakes

Sweet, elegant and very tempting, these little cakes are making the most of this season’s rhubarb. They are great for kids to help out with too. MAKES 12 100g (3½oz) butter 100g (3½oz) caster sugar 2 large free-range eggs 100g (3½oz) self-raising flour 1 level tsp baking powder FOR THE […]

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Recipe: Grilled Plums With Ice Cream And Maple Syrup

Invite your friends and family round for an autumn barbecue and bonfire and serve them hot grilled seasonal plums. Or if there are no dry days in sight, simply cook indoors on a hot cast-iron skillet, and serve with ice cream. SERVES 4 7-8 ripe plums 8 scoops of ice […]

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Recipe: Pear And Marzipan Tartlets

Making sweet pastry on a blustery, cold day can really lift the spirits. These little tarts are a perfect teatime treat, for friends and family to enjoy on a grey day. MAKES 8 TARTS FOR THE PASTRY 225g plain flour 100g butter 80g sugar 1 large free-range egg ½ lemon, […]

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Recipe: Grape And Ricotta Crostini

These little delights are fantastic as part of a party spread, or as a light lunch – and go well with a glass of chilled white wine. SERVES 4 175g/6oz seedless grapes, halved 1 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp coarsely ground black pepper 4 slices of rustic […]

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