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  • Fruit fools – “foole” in Shakespeare’s day – are first found in recipe books in Elizabethan England although it…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 10 mins

  • Watermelon is at its best from late July to October. Juicy and sweet, it provides the perfect refreshing snack.…

    Serves: 6

    Total time: 20 mins

  • Whether it's for a grab-and-go breakfast, lunchbox filler or energy snack, these chocolate-chip granola bars…

    Makes: 12

    Total time: 40 mins

  • Impress your dinner guests when you finish off dinner with these little pots layered with brownies, whipped…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 1 hr 45 mins

    Plus chilling and infusing time
  • Rum babas are not the quickest cakes to whip up but don't be put off by the timing - each step is still fairly…

    Serves: 12

    Total time: 2 hrs 45 mins

    Plus rising time
  • A yummy dessert combining smooth yogurt, crunchy amoretti biscuits and refreshing mango. Served simply in glass…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 15 mins

    plus 1hr chilling time
  • The Italian dessert Panna cotta is very easy to make and because it is light and creamy it can be paired with…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 8 mins

    plus 4hrs chilling time
  • This very refreshing Mediterranean dessert is sweet and sour and gets your taste buds tingling. Quick to make…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 10 mins

    plus 6hrs freezing
  • This delicious pudding can be put together in minutes using a store cupboard staple and some fresh berries.…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 10 mins

  • Light and golden, a crisp coating surrounds chunks of warm banana. Delicious trickled with honey or maple…

    Serves: 4

    Total time: 25 mins

  • A homemade apple crumble is the perfect way to finish of a Sunday roast with the family. This easy apple…

    Serves: 6-8

    Total time: 35 mins

  • This deliciously sweet and easy to make chocolate ice cream is topped with a homemade caramel sauce which is…

    Serves: 8

    Total time: 55 mins

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