Vanilla panna cotta with berry compote

vanillapannacotta_87907_16x9Despite being very excited for all the warm and spicy flavours that autumn brings, we’re still clinging on to the fresh, light and fruity tastes of summer. Today, we’re sharing a very easy recipe for panna cotta – a dessert that isn’t too filling, but amazingly creamy and delicious. It’s one of those things that we see on restaurant menus all the time and vow to try at home, and with this recipe, we can all give it a go! This recipe makes 4 individual panna cottas, so if you’re making them for more people, you may need to adjust the ingredient quantities. Continue reading “Vanilla panna cotta with berry compote”

Queen of puddings

queen_of_puddingsCan we get a bow or a curtsy? The Queen of puddings has arrived! This traditional British pud is similar to a Manchester tart, only much more regal. It consists of a baked custard base, raspberry jam and a meringue topping. It’s ideal for dessert on a warmer day, so while the weather hasn’t exactly been ideal here at Hartburn Village WI, we can certainly plan ahead! Continue reading “Queen of puddings”

Rhubarb and custard with almond crumble

481448-1-eng-GB_rhubarb-and-custard-crumblesAs you may have noticed, we’re quite big fans of rhubarb here at Hartburn Village WI, because it’s such a delicious fruit that goes well with so many flavours. We’ve got recipes on our site for rhubarb and custard tart, and rhubarb and ginger jam, but as we’re selling fresh, home-grown rhubarb on our Bring & Buy stall at the next meeting, we thought we’d give you another recipe for inspiration on what to do with it. These are chilled individual desserts that’d be perfect for the whole family. They’ve got the right amount of sweet and just the right amount of sour.
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