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BLACKBERRY CLAFOUTIS

BAKING / DESSERT / FORAGED / FRUIT / PUDDING / SWEET / THREE WAYS WITH / AUTUMN

Clafoutis is one of those wonderfully versatile, yet thoroughly rewarding dishes that can be adapted as the seasons change and new seasonal berries and fruit come into their prime. At this time of year, blackberries offer a wonderful addition to the delicate batter and create an end result that is both vibrant in colour and […]

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FRUIT

Strawberries & Prosecco

FRUIT / PUDDING / SUMMER

What better way to enjoy the first of the British strawberries than with a simple and elegant accompaniment? We are using Prosecco but this recipe would work equally well with Champagne or a splash of Cassis. INGREDIENTS 1 punnet of strawberries 3 egg yolks 20g caster sugar 60ml Prosecco a few mint leaves icing sugar […]

Rhubarb Queen of Puddings

FRUIT / PUDDING

INGREDIENTS 3 egg yolks 210ml double cream 225ml milk zest of 1 lemon 30g caster sugar 20g butter 90g fresh white breadcrumbs For the rhubarb compote: 375g rhubarb, cut into small chunks zest and juice of 1 orange 175g sugar For the meringue: 3 egg whites 180g caster sugar a pinch of salt

Orange-Poached Rhubarb Jelly

FRUIT / PUDDING

Fresh fruit jellies are a lovely, refreshing way to finish a meal, whether on their own, or as a layer in a trifle, or underneath a crumble topping. Taken from our cookbook A Love For Food, this rhubarb jelly is great served simply with a splash of cream. INGREDIENTS 1.5kg rhubarb, washed and cut into […]

Green Smoothie
5 MINS

Ginger, Parsley & Watercress Smoothie

FRUIT / HEALTHY

We have chosen to hero the parsley in this recipe due to its incredible cleansing qualities. Herbalists often refer to this flavourful leaf as ‘the blood-cleanser’ as a result of its vital properties. This recipe was created for classes we hosted at Taste of London this summer and one we would very much recommend you […]

Gooseberry Fool
45 MINS

Gooseberry Fool with Shortbread

FRUIT / PUDDING / SUMMER

Through the summer months, fools make a regular appearance on our courses in The Cookery School. A wonderfully simple way to celebrate British summer and autumn fruits, they are a versatile and delicious pudding. The best gooseberries are usually mid-season, when they are not hard and mouth-puckeringly acidic like the first first ones tend to […]

Plum Frangipane
1 HR

Plum Frangipane Torte

BAKING / FRUIT / AUTUMN

Frangipane is a favourite in the Cookery School, we love using it in tarts with all sorts of summer and autumn fruits harvested from our Market Garden. This plum frangipane is a really simple way to show this seasonal fruit and impress your guests with such a pretty dish which can be served as a pudding […]