Tag Archives: Berries

GINGER & NUTMEG SCONES WITH SPICED BERRY COMPOTE

Whilst we were away, we made a batch of scones to keep us going inbetween meals (what can I say – it was an indulgent few days: being that they were eaten with generous amounts of clotted cream and fruit compote, one of these bad boys was pretty much a meal in itself!)  Crystallised ginger in soft, crumbly […]

LEMON BERRY CAKE WITH A HONEYED LEMON & ROSEMARY DRIZZLE

We’ve been doing a fair bit of daydreaming lately, imagining ourselves in warmer climes.  It may sound odd, but this cake was kind of an extension of that:  I wanted to be on some Mediterranean hilltop, wandering through tall grasses. Somewhere where I’d be surrounded by vibrant lemon trees, the heady smell of aromatic herbs, and […]

MIXED BERRY FLAPJACKS

I had about 100g of defrosted berries left over after making the mulled berries in wine recipe (https://cheesybiscuit.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/mulled-berries-in-wine/), and as we’ve got plenty of other fruit to eat over yoghurt, I was thinking about how to make the most of them.  And then it hit me – one of our favourite coffee shops sells this […]

MULLED BERRIES IN WINE

We love a fruity pud over here, and with the generous amount of alcohol involved, this makes a lovely one for the festive season.  Although it’s served chilled, it has all the flavours of a good mulled wine about it.  My mother used to make something similar for dinner parties, and when I was old enough to start making it myself, […]