A quick dessert to rustle up at a moment’s notice, this can be made with almost any fruit in season. The usual whipped thick cream in fruit fool is replaced here with a mixture of low-fat yogurt and pouring cream.
Growing & Cooking Currants1 The dark purple, almost black berry of the blackcurrant is one of the richest plant sources of vitamin C. Along with red and white varieties, they are longlived and easy to grow in cooler areas.
Granadilla Jam RecipeTry this granadilla jam recipe at home- you won't regret it when you start spreading it
Growing & Cooking BoysenberryThese large juicy fruits, a cross between loganberries, raspberries and blackberries, are full of flavour. Although they are closely related to blackberries, they do not have the same diffi cult growing habit.
Meringue-topped currant tartletsMake these irresistible tartlets at the height of summer when strawberries and currants are in season. The luscious tartlet cases are made with a light almond pastry, filled with fruit and topped with a layer of crisp meringue with a marshmallowy centre.
Blackberry foolBecause of their many tiny seeds, blackberries contain 8 g of fibre in a single cup. These luscious berries are loaded with pectin, a type of fibre that can help lower cholesterol; they also contain health-boosting carotenoids. Frozen fruit contains just as much fibre as raw fruit.
Apple and Blackberry PancakesNEWSucculent blackberries in a sweet syrup dress up these fruity pancakes. Make them in summer when blackberries are abundant.