Category Archives: Fruit

Tarte au citron: Lemon tart recipe

For my annual festive lunch this year,  I made a large lemon tart.  Tarte au citron definitely ranks up there as one of my all time favourite desserts.  I adore lemons and use them prodigiously in my everyday cooking….thinly sliced … Continue reading

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Autumn fruit crumble

There’s nothing more comforting, as the nights draw in, than a crumble made with the last of the blackberries combined with Turkish figs and this season’s bramley apples. You can be inventive with your fruit combinations.  I just happened to … Continue reading

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Gooseberry and Elderflower Syllabub

I love tart English fruit.  Rhubarb, Redcurrants, Damsons and through the summer when most of our summer berries are red – along come gooseberries. Lovely pale green, sometimes golden or red flecked,  hairy  goosegogs appear in our shops in from … Continue reading

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Prodigious Strawberry Pavlova

Prodigous Strawberry Pavlova In between a hectic round of street parties over the Jubilee weekend, I wanted to make a dessert for a gathering on Monday evening.  As I had several boxes of really good strawberries, eggs, home made caramel … Continue reading

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Apple pressing

This weekend, an hour before the snow arrived, I’d brought in a good supply of logs for the fire – I fancied a warming glass of  mulled apple juice.  My stash of Chiltern apple juice in the cupboard under the … Continue reading

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We’re @MsMarmitelover’s Underground Night Market tonight, Fri 4th Nov from 6pm and Sat 5th Nov from 12 noon.

Celebrate Bonfire Night with loads of foodie stalls, live music, drinks galore!!  Tickets still available for both nights, click here to book. Get down to MsMarmitelovers’ place and feast your eyes on Art of Puddings’ fabulous pudding shots, damson gin … Continue reading

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Deep in damson country

Last autumn I got the damson bug.  I’ve always adored the tarter than tart taste of damsons.  The deep purple beauties appear in our shops in September and two or three weeks later they’re gone before you know it.  The … Continue reading

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Queens Park Day: 11th Sept

Art of Puddings came to Queens Park Day last Sunday and a fantastic day was had by all.  We sold everything we brought along!! 300 dessert shots, Vanilla Cheesecake, redcurrant jelly, damson jam, damson cheese, plum jam & gooseberry jam, … Continue reading

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Tarte Tatin

This delicious pastry made with apples established the reputation of the Tatin sisters who ran a hotel in the Loire Valley in 1898.  According to tradition the sister who did the cooking, Stephanie, was making a traditional apple pie and  over-cooked … Continue reading

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Pudding of the Month: July 2011

  Easy Cherry Sorbet My local farmers market has a stall selling nothing but Kent cherries for £5 a kilo so this month I’ve been trying out recipes featuring cherries. I’ve adapted this one from a recipe by David Lebovitz  … Continue reading

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