• Apple and muesli crumble cake

    Ingredients (Serves 8) 175g/6oz unsalted butter, plus a knob for greasing 150g/5oz golden caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp 3 eating apples, peeled, cored…

  • Ingredient of the week: pears

    November is the time for that Autumnal favourite fruit, the pear. They have been cultivated by many peoples, including the Chinese some 3000 years…

  • Deep purple wonders

    The damson is a variety of plum known as the ‘plum of Damascus’ and was originally cultivated in this area. The Romans brought these delicious,…

  • Ingredient of the week: Rhubarb

    Rhubarb has never been so popular. It's on every restaurant menu – often in classic form as a crumble, but at times used as an unusual…