Desserts

  • Saffron rice pudding

    Old Hall Farm Norfolk Saffron creamy rice pudding

    November 28, 2020trevor44

    Old Hall Farm in Woodton isn’t just about their rare breed pork and beef – their raw Jersey cream and milk can be used in many ways and I have made the perfect dish for the change in the weather right now – a rice pudding. I think we all have those memories of school rice pudding with a spoonful of jam in the middle and, having fallen out of love with it, I now rate a chilled rice pudding as one of my ultimate desserts. Part of the beauty of the milk from Old Hall Farm is that several…

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  • Apple & blackberry crumble

    August 31, 2020trevor44

    What better dish to enjoy at this time of year than apple and blackberry crumble, making the most of the fruit-laden trees and hedgerows at the moment. The addition of nuts and oats makes the topping extra special. This winning recipe will keep the chill from your bones as the nights begin to draw in. INGREDIENTS1kg blackberries, washed2 larges / 3 medium Bramley apples, peeled & chopped210g plain flour150g butter80g demerara sugar40g light brown sugar70g rolled oatsA handful of broken walnutsGolden caster sugar to tasteA pinch of saltCream to serve METHODPre-heat the oven to 180 ̊ C / 355 ̊ F…

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  • Roasted strawberries & the Brasted’s Bramble

    June 13, 2020trevor44

    I shall let you into my new little secret – an absolute delight and my new guilty pleasure. Roasted strawberries. And I am sharing them here with a beautiful weekend cocktail sent to me by my friends at Brasted’s – their signature Brasted’s Bramble. The roasted strawberries first… I mentioned them to a friend yesterday , and she was surprised, saying that she has never thought of roasting them. “Do,” I replied. “They are amazing.” Not only are they amazing, they are simple and delicious, and such a good way to use up strawberries that are, perhaps, a little bit…

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  • Spiced apple cake & butterscotch sauce

    April 1, 2020trevor44

    We all need the comfort of cake right now – and this spiced apple cake is delicious! The caramel flavors of the butterscotch sauce really add to the flavour of the apple, but you can also serve it with cream, ice cream, custard – or a mix of all three! Just go with what makes you happy and your taste buds sing. SPICED APPLE CAKE INGREDIENTS200g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing200g self-raising flour200g soft brown sugar2 tsp mixed spice4 large eggs, beaten4 small eating apples, cored and diced into 1cm size piecesDemerara sugar for sprinkling Preheat the oven to…

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