Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Rhubarb Crumble – a Classic Dessert with Ten Variations

Classic Rhubarb Crumble.

Pudding | 14th April 2020 | By

One crumble recipe, eleven different desserts. This recipe for classic rhubarb crumble is made with only four ingredients. But in case you want something a little fancier, you’ll find ten easy ways to add variety and flavour.

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Spelt Rhubarb Muffins with a Hint of Rose

Twelve spelt rhubarb mini muffins sitting on a blue plate.

Small Cakes | 28th May 2019 | By

Rhubarb season is now in full swing. These fluffy rhubarb muffins contain wholemeal spelt flour and kefir. This means they’re particularly gentle on the digestive system. They’re also really easy to make and a sure fire winner. Bursts of tart rhubarb and just a hint of rose transform these workaday muffins into something just a little bit special.

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Champagne Syllabub with Orange Rhubarb Compote

Champagne Syllabub with Orange Rhubarb Compote

Dessert | 15th May 2017 | By

An easy to make luxurious dessert that will make a fitting end to any dinner party. The tartness of the rhubarb contrasts well with the sweet creamy syllabub. So why not try my recipe for champagne syllabub with orange rhubarb compote the next time you need to impress?

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Rustic Rhubarb Galette With Orange Spelt Flaky Pastry

Rustic Rhubarb Galette Slice

This simple rustic French rhubarb galette tart is one of the delights of spring. There’s no need to line a tin and the filling is only partially covered by the delicious yet easy to make orange flavoured flaky pastry.

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How to Dry Rose Petals and a Rhubarb Compote Recipe

Dried Rose Petals

Dessert, P200 Dehydrator | 18th June 2016 | By

Rose petals are great for potpourri, but they’re also really good for flavouring food. Whatever you want them for, this post is all about how to dry rose petals in a dehydrator. There’s also a recipe for rhubarb compote flavoured with rose. Served with rose cream it makes for a simple but sophisticated dessert.

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Rhubarb and Ginger Chutney – How to Easily Make Your Own

Rhubarb and Ginger Chutney

I’ve never really got on with commercially made chutneys, but homemade ones are jars of joy. I make some most years, but I didn’t get around to it last autumn and stocks have been running rather low. Cue rhubarb and ginger chutney.

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Remarkable Rhubarb Cake: an Old Fashioned Simple Delight

Remarkable Rhubarb Cake

Large Cakes | 6th June 2016 | By

The simplest and most delicious rhubarb cake you’re ever likely to bake. With only five ingredients, it’s quick to make and good served either warm for pudding or at room temperature for afternoon tea. Really quite remarkable.

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Rhubarb Friands with White Chocolate

Rhubarb and white chocolate friands

Back along, nearly three years ago to be exact, I hosted a six course chocolate themed dinner party for friends. These rhubarb friands with white chocolate (that’s with an a not an e) accompanied the rhubarb, rose and white chocolate ice-cream that made up the last course but one. With rhubarb already in season, this seems like a good time to finally publish the recipe.

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Rhubarb Bundt Cake with a Hot Ginger Glaze

Rhubarb and Ginger Cake

Ginger and orange are classic flavour pairings for rhubarb. This rhubarb bundt cake contains both. Rhubarb and orange are in the actual cake and ginger goes into the glaze which is drizzled over the top. The bundt looks really impressive, but it’s really quite an easy cake to make. It’s deliciously moist with a good crumb structure and it cuts well.

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Waffles with Rhubarb & Rose Compote and Rose Cream

Waffles with Rhubarb & Rose Compote and Rose Cream

These light and crisp waffles, served with a perfumed rhubarb and rose compote and a pillowy cloud of gently scented rose cream will save you the cost of a pilgrimage to Waffleland.

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