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Cucumber sorbet

At lunch last August at the Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice, we were served cucumber sorbet as a palate-refresher between courses. A lightbulb flashed on in my head: finally! A great way to use up the end of my summer cucumber … Continue reading

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Plum sorbet

By trial and error I have come to realise that the higher the ratio of fruit pulp to water, the creamier your sorbet turns out. I have been asked by people sampling this all-fruit example whether I have added milk … Continue reading

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Lemon, lime & ginger sorbet

This, for me, is the most refreshing thing on a hot summer day: it leaves your tongue tingling. Lemons – 2 Limes – 2 Sugar – 5 tbs Ginger – 2cm cube Mint – small sprig Peel the ginger and … Continue reading

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Remarkably quick sorbet

At this time of year, I have one anxious eye on the rapidly maturing fruit on my trees and the other on the results of last year’s over-enthusiastic jam-making which are still clogging up the shelves of my larder. This … Continue reading

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