Not content with strawberry pesto, now she is adding strawberries to salmon, whatever next? Yes this strawberry salmon salad is my latest in the make-use-of-all-the-gorgeous-strawberries-in-the-garden venture and I have to tell you it’s marvelous.
Smoothies are great at any time of year but a summer smoothie is just the thing on a warm summer’s morning when you want breakfast to be healthy and maybe sipped whilst sitting outside enjoying the weather. That of course is a bit of a dream if you happen to live in Scotland.
Yes you did read that right, strawberry basil pesto, a sweet pesto, what a novelty! The word pesto comes from the Italian to pound and as you make this in the same way as you make other pestos, the lack of parmesan and garlic, oh and okay olive oil doesn’t really matter, at least not…
It’s strawberry season again, that harbinger of summer. Oh the taste of freshly picked strawberries from the garden, I adore them and love to use them in as many ways as possible from jams to desserts to salads and of course in baking like these gorgeous strawberry shortcakes.
When you think of relishes and chutney you tend to think of veggies and savoury flavours, well my strawberry and raspberry relish brings a whole new dimension to the relish department, sweet and savoury and delicious!
Strawberry and lavender water is a lovely cooler on a warm day. Like all infused water it is super easy to make and tastes wonderful and is good for you too as there is no sugar involved, ticks all the boxes doesn’t it. All you need is some sunshine!
Strawberry, sage and red wine jam is definitely one for the grown-ups. This is not your sickly sweet confection that the kids would splatter all over sandwiches and toast, oh no this mixes sweet with savoury and just a touch of boozy fun. The perfect preserve really!
Strawberry Chia Parfet is the perfect dessert for those looking for a healthy sugar free alternative to the usual sweet summer time puddings. The chia seeds are packed with protein and with the goodness of strawberries, almond milk, yogurt and almonds you really do have something heavenly and healthy too.