Lovely strawberries lend themselves to a wide range of recipes from meringue-and-cream concoctions to cheesecakes, panna cotta and ice cream, as well as jellies and granita. Enjoy this most summery of fruits with Delia's wonderful strawberry recipes.
The addition of balsamic vinegar to dairy products such as cream and ice cream tempers the richness and adds a subtle flavour. Couple this with its affinity with strawberries and you have something in this ice cream that is both exquisite and unique.
Strawberries are cheap and plentiful in the summer, so why not take advantage of this by storing away some of their sunny, ripe flavour to brighten bleak winter days to come? In a preserve, the whole fruit is suspended intact in its own jelly, so non
This is what I'd call half dessert and half ice cream. My niece Hannah and nephew Tom are chief ice-cream tasters in our family and this one gets very high ratings indeed. It differs from most other ice creams in that it needs 2 hours in the main bod
This is the recipe to make when there's a real glut of ripe strawberries. It's a much nicer way to conserve them than simply freezing them. The granita looks like sparkling jewels when you serve it in tall glasses.
This wonderful summery compote is a great way to use up a glut of fruit if you grow your own or find some reduced in the shops. The joy of it is that you can use any fruit you like.
After the football cakes we felt we needed a very girly alternative – and these really fit the bill. The cakes are pretty and delicate. Inside each is a hidden strawberry to bite into...
You can obviously use strawberries or indeed any summer berry mixture with these. They are extremely light, melt-in-the-mouth, and really taste of summer.
This may look a little complicated, but in fact the final result makes it so much easier to serve for a party
It is so simple to make proper custard, not only does it taste better than anything ready made it freezes well too.
In the winter it works really well with passion fruit
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