Recipes

  • Blackcurrant and Chia Seed Jam

    Blackcurrant and Chia Seed Jam

    Jam is one of our favourite things to make on the weekend, so we have fresh jam all week made out of our favourite berries. However, we know that you don't always have the time to make your own so we are sharing a delicious alternative to homemade jam: Blackcurrant and Chia Seed Jam.

    This jam takes 15-20 minutes, so it's easy to have on the go in the morning and will last up to 5 days in your fridge. Plus it's full of antioxidants and fiber thanks to the blackcurrants and chia seeds.

    This recipe is also super adaptable, so switch out your blackcurrants for another of your favourite berries and enjoy!

    Blackcurrant and Chia Seed Jam

    Ingredients:

    500g of our Frozen Organic Blackcurrants

    3 tbsp chia seeds

    1tsp vanilla extract

    2 tbsp of honey/maple syrup (optional)

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  • Chuckleberries

    Chuckleberries

    The Chuckleberry is not a commonly known fruit and for that reason, often results in people not knowing much about it or how to even use it. We understand this struggle so we are here to help you learn about this incredible fruit, and hopefully inspire you to use it in your cooking or baking.

    First things first - what is a Chuckleberry?

    A chuckleberry is a hybrid between a redcurrant, gooseberry and jostaberry (a jostaberry already being a hybrid of a gooseberry and blackcurrant). This large mix of different flavour profiles has resulted in a dark red/purple fruit around the size of a blackcurrant, with a complex, yet delicious taste. It provides vibrancy and sharpness to cooking, whilst simultaneously being sweet - making it an incredibly exciting ingredient to use.

    How to use it?

    Jam is an obvious,

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  • Why Buy Frozen Cranberries?

    Buying your fruit frozen has numerous benefits, which is why we are so proud to be able to offer it to you, they include:

    1. Less food Waste

    This is because you only use what you need, when you need it, and don’t have to worry about your fruit going off quicker than you are ready to use it.

    2. Availability

    You can enjoy all the seasonal fruits you love throughout the year without having to compromise on quality and flavour. 

    3. Better Flavour

    Freezing fruit from fresh means all the nutrition that was present at the time of picking is locked in and preserved - providing you with amazing, fresh-tasting f

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  • Lemon and Blueberry Loaf

    Serves 8

    Blueberry and Lemon Loaf

    Ingredients

    For the cake:

    • 225g butter
    • 225g caster sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • zest of 1 lemon
    • juice of 1/2 lemon
    • 225g self raising flour
    • 200g frozen blueberries (coated in flour)
    For the icing:
    • 70g icing sugar
    • few drops of lemon juice
    • water if needed

    Total time required: 45 minutes

    Preparation time: 10 minutes

    Cooking time: 30-35 minutes

    Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 190C/170C fan/gas mark 5.
    2. Grease & line a loaf tin with baking parchment.
    3. Cream together the butter & caster sugar in a bowl until light & fluffy.
    4. Add the 3 eggs, zest & juice -
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  • Fruit Coulis

    Serves 2

    Raspberry Coulis

    Ingredients

    Blackcurrant coulis

    •             400g British (Organic) Blackcurrants frozen
    •             140g caster sugar
    •             100ml water

    Raspberry coulis

    •             300g British Raspberries frozen
    •             50g sugar        
    •             100ml water

    Blackberry coulis

    •             350g British IQF / Puree/Juicing Blackberries frozen
    •             70g sugar
    •             100ml water

    Summer fruit coulis

    •             350g British Summer Fruits frozen
    •             70g sugar
    •             100ml water

    Total time required: 10 minutes

    Preparation

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  • Homemade Raspberry and Blackcurrant Ice Cream

    Serves 16-20

    Raspberry and Blackcurrants

    Ingredients

    • 250g British Raspberries frozen
    • 200g British (Organic) Blackcurrants frozen
    • 2 tbsp water
    • 300ml (or a 284ml pot) single cream
    • 4 egg yolks
    • 150g caster sugar
    • 300ml (or a 284ml pot) double cream

    Total time required: 20 minutes + freezing

    Preparation time: 20 minutes

    1. Heat blackcurrants in water, when beginning to break up add raspberries and continue to heat for 1 minute. When turned into a pulp push mix through a nylon sieve. 
    2. Now make a simple custard by pouring the cream into a sauce pan with the beaten egg yolks, sugar.
    3. Put this on the cooker and heat on a medium heat stirring frequently to prevent the bottom
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  • Iced Berries with Hot White Chocolate Sauce

    Serves 4

    Ingredients

    • 330g British Summer Fruits frozen
    • 142ml double cream
    • 140g white chocolate

    Total time required: 15 minutes

    Preparation time: 15 minutes

    Method

    1. Pour the cream into a small saucepan and break in the chocolate. Heat gently, stirring continuously until the chocolate melts into a smooth sauce.
    2. Scatter the frozen berries on 4 dessert plates or shallow bowls. Pour the hot chocolate sauce over the fruits and serve immediately.
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  • Blackberry Cream

    Serves 4

    Frozen Blackberries

    Ingredients

    • 330g British IQF Blackberries defrosted
    • 1 tbsp caster sugar
    • 250g mascarpone
    • 142ml double cream
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract

    Total time required: 20 minutes

    Preparation time: 20 minutes

    Method

    1. Place sugar on top of the blackberries and defrost.
    2. Place blackberries and sugar in food processor and blend, then push though a fine sieve.
    3. Whisk mascarpone until floppy and fold in blackberry puree and vanilla extract.
    4. Lightly whip the cream and fold into the blackberry cream mixture.
    5. Place into four glasses.
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        1. Lemon and Raspberry Posset

          Serves 6-8

          frozen raspberries

          Ingredients

          • 250g British IQF Raspberries defrosted
          • 400g jar lemon curd
          • 300g pot of crème fraiche
          • 50g dark chocolate

          Total time required: 25 minutes

          Preparation time: 25 minutes

          Method

          1. Stir together lemon curd and crème fraiche
          2. Melt chocolate in the microwave for 2 minutes, stir half way through
          3. In a serving glass, layer the lemon curd mixture and defrosted raspberries. Place a few extra berries on the top and drizzle with dark chocolate.
          4. Leave to set for 10 minutes.
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            1. Blackcurrant Cream

              Serves 8-10

              Blackcurrants

              Ingredients

              • 400g British (Organic)  Blackcurrants defrosted
              • 100g caster sugar
              • 3 tablespoons water
              • 5 sheets of gelatine
              • 300ml double cream, plus extra to serve.
              • 300ml whole milk

              Total time required: 35 minutes + chilling

              Preparation time: 35 minutes

              Method

              1. Heat the blackcurrants and sugar gently for around 10minutes, stirring often, until skins are broken and juices released. Remove from heat and press through a fine sieve.
              2. Place gelatine sheets in a bowl and cover with cold water, set aside for 5 minutes.
              3. Heat the cream and milk until it almost comes to a simmer and remove immediately.
              4. Squeeze excess water from the gelatine sheets and place into the warm cream,
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