Fruit

  • 1 Baked fruit pavlova
    Preparation time: 5 minutes BBQ time: 60 minutes Ingredients 2 eggs, whites of 120g caster sugar ½ tsp cornflour 3 plums, or seasonal fruits 1 tbsp honey 2 tbsps orange juice 300ml double cream Method...

  • 2 Red berry fruit crepes
    Serves 4 Ingredients 400g strawberries 400g raspberries or a combination of other red fruit 50g caster sugar Juice of 1 lemon Dash of port (optional) 2 eggs 200g flour 600ml milk 50g butter melted Kelly’s...

  • 3 Banana and blueberry porridge
    Calories: 469 (per portion) Serves 1 Ingredients 50g porridge oats 350ml semi-skimmed milk 1 banana, mashed 75g blueberries Method • Place the oats, milk and banana in a small saucepan and bring...

  • 4 Vitamin C smoothie
    Dish type: Smoothies Serves 3 Ingredients 200g 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 A pinch of ground...

  • 5 Blueberry Bircher muesli
    Overnight oatmeal, dish type: breakfast Serves 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...

  • 6 Caramel poached blueberries with crème fraiche
    Dish type: Dessert, breakfast, snack Quick 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 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 women...

  • 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 tipple. Foraging time...

  • 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 number of health benefits. We've...

  • 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...

  • 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 pitiful 960...

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

  • 13 Strawberry and Elderflower Sorbet
    Dish type: Dessert A 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 or borage...

  • 14 Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
    Dish type: Dessert The 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 time: 5-10...

  • 15 Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
    Dish type: Dessert The 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 time: 5-10...

  • 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 pots all work...

  • 17 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...

  • 18 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 anthocyanins – pigments frequently...



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