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: Roasted Cherry Yoghurt Pots

These yoghurt pots are fantastic to serve for brunch, and the cherries and toasted almonds can be made the night before to make things a little easier. SERVES 4 400g/14oz cherries, pitted 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 4 tbsp flaked almonds 225g/8oz Greek yoghurt Honey to drizzle METHOD 1. Preheat oven […]

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Recipe: Peach And Frangipane Tart

If you are lucky enough to have peaches growing in your greenhouse or patio, do try this peach tart. Juicy peaches and homemade pastry are a delicious match. SERVES 6 75g/6oz plain flour, plus extra for rolling 85g/3oz cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 tbsp caster sugar 2 […]

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Recipe: Toffee Apple French Toast

This toffee apple dish is certainly for the sweet toothed! But it’s quick, easy and fun to serve for a birthday breakfast or as a lazy Sunday morning treat. SERVES 4 2 medium apples, peeled and sliced 150g (5oz) brown sugar 4 tbsp butter 6 slices of soft bread 2 […]

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