Summer Fruit

  • It’s strawberry season - time to make some strawberry jam!

    It’s strawberry season - time to make some strawberry jam!

    It’s strawberry season, and what better way to celebrate the first signs of summer than by sharing our favourite strawberry jam recipe? Making your own jam is relatively quick and easy (even for the not so confident of cooks!), so if you have a spare half an hour this week, why not give it a go? We are confident that after making your own homemade jam, you won’t ever want to buy jam from the supermarket again! This strawberry jam is bursting with flavour, making it the perfect addition on your toast, in scones or to fill a victoria sponge.

    Ingredients

    CONTINUE READING
  • 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

    CONTINUE READING
  • 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.
    CONTINUE READING
  • Summer Fruit Pudding

    Serves 8

    Summer Fruits Pudding

    Ingredients

    • 330g British Summer Fruits
    • 75ml Water
    • 50g Sugar
    • Thin slices of white bread, crusts removed.

    You will also need a small pudding basin, lightly buttered.

    Total time required: 30 minutes

    Preparation time: 20 minutes
    Cooking time: 3 hours (ideally overnight)

    Method

    1. Place the fruits, water and sugar in a saucepan and simmer until the sugar dissolved and the juices begin to run (roughly 3 – 5 minutes)
    2. Line the pudding basin with slices of bread, overlapping them and sealing well by pressing the edges together – ensuring there are no gaps.
    3. Pour in the fruit and juice, reserving some for decoration. Cover the pudding with another slice of bread. Place a small saucer (th
    CONTINUE READING