Orange & Date Fruit Salad

A no-brainer fruit salad – but the trick is in slicing the oranges perfectly! Ingredients 4 oranges 8-10 Medjool dates Method Peel the oranges using a small, sharp knife. First cut the top and bottom from the oranges and place firmly on a dedicated cutting board (in other words make sure it doesn’t smell of onions […]

Stewed Garden Plums

‘Tis the season of plums. Overflowing baskets come in from the orchard, too many to count and almost too many to eat. Some become jam, others a healthy treat between meals, and the rest are lightly stewed for breakfast. I usually find they are both tart and sweet enough as they are, so this simple recipe requires nothing extra. Ladle into bowls […]

Whole Baked Pears

Pears are one of my most favourite fruits. I love them with ginger and lemon, or poached in spiced grape juice. And when baked in the oven they are surprisingly divine. The weather has been rather cold this April, and so it felt nicer to serve something warm for breakfast. Because it was Monday morning, […]