This month's best
July's best: Cherries
Smooth, plump and perfectly formed, a fresh bowl of cherries never hangs around for long. In addition their delectably distinctive flavour makes them a good match with most meats.
Our quick and tasty tips:
- Delicious in a clafoutis.
- Try lightly poaching with orange juice and a little sugar and serving with good quality chocolate ice cream for a black forest pudding.
Eat Seasonably Use Them Up Tips for Cherries
Bought too much of your favourite fruit? Not sure what to do with the spare veg in the fridge? Our Use Them Up Tips are a great way to make sure you don’t throw them away.
Love your leftovers… fruit bowl buns recipe
These will make use of any slightly soft fruits from the fruit bowl, such as apples, pears but experiment with other fruits such as rhubarb, plums, cherries or blackberries, raspberries or strawberries.
Eat Seasonably Cherry & Almond Pudding
So simple and so tasty, this could well be the best pudding in the world. Crunchy and tart and fruity. Perfect!
Save the British Cherry!
Over the past 50 years, Britain has lost around 90% of its cherry orchards and now imports nearly 95% of the cherries that you see in the shops. CherryAid, the campaign launched by FoodLoversBritain.com to save the British cherry, brings you National Cherry Day on the 18th July - your chance to play your part in the revival of a natural national treasure. Join in one of the many cherry-themed events taking place up and down the country.
partners at www.FoodLoversBritain.com for details of
National Cherry Day events plus a whole glut of other goodies including: British cherry recipes
from top chefs; places to pick your own; farm shops, local independent retailers and other
FoodLoversBritain.com approved places selling British cherries and cherry-based treats.