Tag: Fruit

  • French cooking: Cherry clafoutis

    French cooking: Cherry clafoutis

    And so, finally, six months later, I’m back in France! It’s almost unbelievable to think the last time I saw my boyfriend was on a dark, wet morning in December as he dropped me off at the airport, our last kiss between two face masks. At long last – Christmas, a birthday, and, oh yeah, […]

  • A step-by-step guide: strawberry and star anise jam

    A step-by-step guide: strawberry and star anise jam

    Sooo.. It may be time to address the elephant in the room. The one covered in jam. One of my weaknesses is jam. (Correction: my only weakness? Alas, no, cake!) Any friendly, regular readers of these blog posts may recall the occasional tribute to jam – deliberating over it, buying it, eating it, fawning over […]

  • Eat the Seasons: Spring

    Eat the Seasons: Spring

    Spring is here. The Beast from the East – although tremendously tiresome and dangerous – is a mere blip on our radar now we can do the important things, like wear trainers instead of winter boots. My feet actually feel lighter as I skip along through the overcast British drizzle. I wouldn’t go as far […]

  • Quick zabaglione: Florence II

    Quick zabaglione: Florence II

    When you think of Italian food you probably don’t automatically fantasise about something sweet. ‘Dolce’ is a word we have absorbed into the English language thanks to Dolcelatte cheese and Dolce & Gabbana yet not for its original meaning. To me the word conjures up images of sorbet, a glass dish of fresh and juicy […]