What to eat this month

Rhubarb fool

Rhubarb fool

Forget exotic fruits shipped in from overseas, rhubarb is a British classic, tasty, and better for the environment.

What you need

  • 1 kg chopped rhubarb (no leaves)
  • 300g sugar
  • 380ml double cream


Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Place rhubarb in an oven proof dish. Add sugar and cook for 25 minutes until soft and plenty of syrup has been produced. Strain, mash and set aside to cool. Stir in cream and serve!

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