Blueberries

  • 1 Seasonal fruit tart with crème patisserie
    Serves 10-12 Preparation time – 2 hours Cooling – 30 mins Ingredients For the date and walnut pastry:300 pitted dates250g ground walnuts150g ground almondsPinch of salt For the crème patisserie:600ml...

  • 2 Mixed grain salad with blueberries and maple roasted baby carrots and new potatoes
    Serves: 4Preparation time: 20 minutesCook time: 30-40 minutes IngredientsMaple roasted vegetables 150g (5oz) pack baby carrots with green tops, scrubbed400g (14oz) baby Anya potatoes, scrubbed1 teaspoon fennel seeds4 teaspoons pumpkin...

  • 3 Blueberry focaccia
    Makes: 1 large loafServes: 6-8Preparation time: 30 minutesRising: 45-60 minutesCook time: 30-35 minutesIngredients1 orange, rind only, pared away in strips with a vegetable peeler1 lemon, rind only, pared away in...

  • 4 Chocolate and cherry tiffin
    Makes: 30 piecesPreparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: refrigerate overnightIngredients250g digestive biscuits300g 85% cocoa solids dark chocolate100g unsalted butter150g golden syrup100g dried blueberries100g walnut pieces (you could also use pecans, hazelnuts...

  • 5 Easy peasy lemon and blueberry tart
    Short of time but want to make a pud for a Saturday supper or Sunday lunch? This can be quickly put together and left in the fridge until you are...

  • 6 Gluten-free blueberry muffins
    Dish type: MuffinsServes 6Ingredients2 happy eggs250g gluten-free self raising flour120ml milk100g caster sugar150g butter1 small punnet blueberriesMethod1. Mix the butter and caster sugar together until they form a light creamy...

  • 7 Gluten-free caramelised blueberry tart
    Dish type: Dessert The brittle sugared top on this purple-juiced blueberry tart is a perfect contrast to the softly set cinnamon custard. Serves: 6-8 Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time 45-50...

  • 8 Berry healthy: the tiny superfoods that hold the key to a healthy heart
    Blueberries are little superfoods packed with more antioxidants than many other fruits and vegetables such as oranges, rocket and spinach. And eating three or more servings per week may help...

  • 9 British cheesecake with warm blueberries
    Ingredients (makes 9 squares) 150ml (1/4 pint) orange juice 14 sponge fingers (boudoir biscuits) 1 x 200g (7oz) tub low fat soft cheese 150g (5oz) natural Greek-style yogurt 2 eggs...

  • 10 Blueberry crumble loaf
    Ingredients (Serves 8–10) For the sponge 190g (7oz) unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 190g (7oz) plain flour, plus extra for dusting 190g (7oz) caster sugar 3 eggs 1...

  • 11

    Blueberry breakfast scones

    Ingredients (Makes approx 8) 50g/2oz fresh blueberries 175g/6oz self-raising flour 50g/2oz oatbran 1 tsp baking powder 50g/2oz low-fat margarine 25g/1oz caster sugar 7 tbsp semi-skimmed milk Low-fat spread and reduced-sugar...

  • 12

    Dragon-blood punch

    Ingredients (Serves 4) 500ml/18fl oz Pomegreat Pomegranate Juice, chilled 250ml/9fl oz grape juice, chilled 250ml/9fl oz ginger ale, chilled Fresh blueberries to serve MethodPour the Pomegreat, together with the grape...