100g mixed dried fruit
70ml warm tea
2 tablespoons honey
150g plain flour
1 level tsp baking powder
½ tsp mixed spice
Variation: use Earl Grey tea or other flavours for an added twist.
Wimbledon is over in a blaze of glory but the strawberries are still growing abundantly. It looks set to be a good year for strawberries and if we manage a reasonable spell without rain, there are going to be plenty around. So what to do with the mushy ones at the bottom of the punnet or the ones which were left on the plant too long or over-enthusiastically watered? - there's no need to throw them away.
STRAWBERRY CRUSH – cut off any mouldy bits, then mash soft strawberries with a fork and …
add to rhubarb before stewing or roasting.