Blackberry Tart with Mascarpone and Vanilla

It’s getting a little late now for foraging for blackberries, but if you are lucky enough to find some, or planned ahead and have a tub in the freezer, this is a simple and delicious dessert. it works just as well with raspberries, blueberries or plums. I’m not one for desserts. You can probably guess…

A cake for late summer

I’m not one for cakes, but having had a bumper crop of raspberries this year I am running out of ideas. I’ve got jars and jars of jam, litres of raspberry vodka waiting patiently for Christmas to arrive and a freezer full of whole raspberries and coulis. This is a very simple sponge recipe –…

Raspberry Crumble

From Simon Hopkinson’s The Vegetarian Option To make 4 crumbles you will need:- 250g raspberries 3-4 teaspoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon butter Take 4 ramekins and divide the raspberries equally. Sprinkle with sugar and dot with butter. Then take:- 100g plain flour 50g butter 40g caster sugar Mix together until you get a sandy mixture….