If you are lucky enough to get your hands on some fresh blackcurrants - try making some gorgeous recipes with them! We have recipes for blackcurrant teabread, summer pudding, blackcurrant jam, homemade blackcurrant liqueur and much more.
Bellas favourite smoothie - she's my 6 year old
Coulis are basically very simple fruit purées. Serve with cheesecake, dense chocolate cake, ice cream or other desserts.
The blackcurrants are put directly into high-percentage alcohol straight after picking and then the liqueur is ready to finish being made around Christmastime. Only our most special guests get to taste the liqueur - and then only thimblefuls... pure, as kir (with dry white wine), kir royale (with fizzy wine or champagne) or over vanilla ice cream - heavenly! I can't give exact amounts in the recipe as that all depends on how many fresh blackcurrants you have.
Fluffy poached meringues floating in a glorious fruit sauce is the ideal choice when juicy summer berries are in season.
My mum invented this drink when we were overrun with fresh blackcurrants. You could try using redcurrants or another type of fruit - sweet, juicy raspberries, strawberries or blackberries might work well!
This is a super simple shortcake recipe to make. The blackcurrant filling can be changed to any fruit filling you desire - the possibilities are endless!
This soup has an excellent meaty flavour, rather like traditional oxtail soup but made with leaner venison. The deliciously piquant and fruity blackcurrant relish perfectly complements the rich soup.
This chutney is a tasty accompaniment for a cheese plate or cold cuts. It is moderately sweet and spicy.
Making your own blackcurrant liqueur is very little work, all it needs it patience.
This blackcurrant liqueur is not overly sweet and thus tastes especially fruity with just a hint of spices.