Posts Tagged with: summer

Blackcurrant Fool

Posted in - Puddings & Recipes on August 14th 2013 0 Comments

These blackcurrants are so good mixed with cream and sugar and one can easily convince oneself that having more is okay because part of it is good for you!  My husband has made cassis with a whole load, and the sauce you are making here is perfect for ice-cream, various puddings, and freezes beautifully.

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Sage and Lemon Risotto

Posted in - Recipes & Vegetarian on July 27th 2013 2 Comments

This is based on Anna del Conte’s signature dish.  The only difference is that I could not find the book with the recipe in it, and improvised so it is minus the vegetable or chicken stock, and minus celery, plus a few other alterations only because of the glut of courgettes we have at the …



Posted in - Recipes & Vegetarian on May 29th 2013 0 Comments

Feeling British blustery or tropical?  Either way, this will make you feel sunny.  The fig balsamic vinegar used is, I realise, not easily accessible but for anyone who lives near Sturminster Newton, you can buy it at Holebrooks in the town centre. My daughter chose it and in the absence of sherry vinegar in my stocks at …