Fruit

  • 1 Baked fruit pavlova
    Preparation time: 5 minutesBBQ time: 60 minutesIngredients 2 eggs, whites of120g caster sugar½ tsp cornflour3 plums, or seasonal fruits1 tbsp honey2 tbsps orange juice300ml double creamMethod Set up the barbecue...

  • 2 Red berry fruit crepes
    Serves 4Ingredients 400g strawberries400g raspberries or a combination of other red fruit50g caster sugarJuice of 1 lemonDash of port (optional)2 eggs200g flour600ml milk50g butter meltedKelly’s of Cornwall Clotted Cream and...

  • 3 Banana and blueberry porridge
    Calories: 469 (per portion)Serves 1Ingredients50g porridge oats350ml semi-skimmed milk1 banana, mashed75g blueberriesMethod• Place the oats, milk and banana in a small saucepan and bring to the boil.• Simmer for 3-4...

  • 4 Berry healthy: the tiny superfoods that hold the key to a healthy heart
    Blueberries are little superfoods packed with more antioxidants than many other fruits and vegetables such as oranges, rocket and spinach. And eating three or more servings per week may help...

  • 5 Vitamin C smoothie
    Dish type: SmoothiesServes 3 Ingredients200g or 2 large handfuls of fresh blackberries or a mix of blackberries and blueberries 600 ml or a 1pt beer glass of sweetened soya milk...

  • 6 Caramel poached blueberries with crème fraiche
    Dish type: Dessert, breakfast, snackQuick and easy Serves 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 9-10 minutes We all love caramel oranges but caramel blueberries are even more delicious. Chill...

  • 7 Blueberry Bircher muesli
    Overnight oatmeal, dish type: breakfastServes 6 Preparation time: 10 minutes First developed by a Swiss doctor back in the 1890’s, this easy, super healthy breakfast can be mixed together the...

  • 8 Sloe-ly does it: Distill your own sloe gin at home
    With the festive season fast approaching, it's time to stock up your drinks' cabinet with winter warmers.If you fancy a bold, fruity spirit then sloe gin might just be the...

  • 9 It's crunch time for cooking with apples
    The apple may well be an everyday British fruit but that's not to say that they don't make for the perfect ingredient for delicious recipes and along them comes a...

  • 10 Cranberries: A girl's best fruity friend
    After featuring in countless scenes of the Sex and the City, the distinctive cosmopolitan cocktail made a comeback. And its trademark pinkiness comes from none other than cranberry juice. Pretty...

  • 11 British cherries: Ripe for revival
    To celebrate the throes of cherry-picking season we have four delightful British cherry desserts. Traditional cherry orchards were phased out in the Sixties and by 2004 there were just a...

  • 12 Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
    Dish type: DessertThe perfect supper party finale - homemade petite fours will wow your friends, but they are incredibly easy to make and fun to do with the kids. Preparation...

  • 13 Strawberry and Elderflower Sorbet
    Dish type: DessertA wonderfully refreshing and decadent dessert for fancy summer parties. This can be made in advance then served scooped into pretty tea cups and decorated with tiny pansy...

  • 14 Strawberry Cream Victoria Sponge Cake
    Dish type: CakeServes 4 people Preparation time: 20 minutes Baking time: 20 minutesNamed after Queen Victoria herself, there are few cakes that can beat this all-time classic recipe. You can...

  • 15 Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
    Dish type: DessertThe perfect supper party finale - homemade petite fours will wow your friends, but they are incredibly easy to make and fun to do with the kids. Preparation...

  • 16 Berry Trifle Pots
    Dish type: Dessert You don’t need to worry about buying fancy glasses for this favourite dessert, just recycle glass jars with nice lids, small chocolate spread jars, jam or yogurt...

  • 17 steamed pudding, coconut, blackberry, blackberries, dessert, pudding, fruit
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 200g/7oz blackberries, fresh or frozen (defrosted if frozen) 50g/2oz caster sugar 1 tbsp cornflour 2 tbsp water For the sponge 100g/4oz butter, at room temperature, plus extra...

  • 18 Blackberry jam
    Ingredients (Makes 6 jars) 1kg/2¼lb blackberries, fresh or frozen (defrosted if frozen) 1kg/2¼lb cooking apples, quartered, cored and peeled 300ml/½pt water 1.5kg/3lb 2oz granulated sugar Juice of 1 lemon Small...

  • 19 Alsace tart
    Ingredients (Serves 6) 400g/14oz shortcrust pastry 500g/1lb 2oz fresh apricots, washed, halved and the stones removed. Alternatively use apples, peeled, cored and sliced 50g/2oz plain flour 2 eggs 100g/4oz caster...

  • 20 Ingredient of the week: blood orange
    Smaller than your usual orange, the blood orange does not lack in taste what it lacks in size. Its deep crimson, almost sanguine colour is caused by the presence of...



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