Category Archives: Pudding of the Month

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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Pudding of the Month: October 2011

Fig and Frangipane Tart As I had four ripe figs, some leftover pastry and some frangipane mixture.  I decided to make these three small tarts for an autumn picnic in Kew Gardens last week.  Sadly, I don’t have a fig … 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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Pudding of the Month: June 2011

Cherry  Clafoutis Clafoutis or cherry flan is traditional in the Limousin during the cherry season.  It’s basically peasant cooking for family meals and a very easy dessert to make – a pancake batter poured over fruit in an fireproof dish, then … Continue reading

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