An unusual yet utterly delicious combination: sweet, musky melon balls in an ice-cold syrup of tart Verjuice perfumed with fresh lemon thyme. This is the perfect light finish to a rich meal on a hot summer’s day: serve on its […]
Apples and almonds have a great affinity with Verjuice. Although apples are not a traditional topping for a Pavlova, they work beautifully in this recipe, with its extravagant, brittle nest of almond-scented meringue, its clouds of whipped cream, and a […]
A delicate, barely set vanilla cream topped with a glorious sunset-orange compote of Verjuice and Cape gooseberries. Verjuice enhances the lovely tartness of ripe gooseberries, and the contrast of cool-and-creamy with sharp-and-sweet is sublime. You can prepare this dessert well […]
Verjuice is wonderful for making salad dressings with a slightly sweet, subtle zing. Its gentle acidity makes it the perfect companion for ingredients with a delicate taste, such as prawns. In this spring salad, a two-ingredient dressing and a clean-tasting […]
This unusual but delicious combination of clean fruity flavours highlights the versatility of Verjuice, which lends a pleasant sweet acidity to this rustic dish. It takes a little time to fry the chicken pieces and onions before they go into […]
Verjuice has a tart, sweet, subtle flavour that combines beautifully with fruity olive oil and fresh herbs. This easy warm dressing is brimming with the flavours of the south of France, and it transforms delicate angelfish fillets (a sustainable South […]
A delicate liver & thyme Pâté topped with a wobbling layer of jellied pale-pink Verjuice. The mild, sweet acidity of the jellied Verjuice topping contrasts beautifully with the rich metallic taste of the livers.
A gorgeous, jewel-bright starter that combines hot oozing Camembert with sharp-sweet grapes lightly poached in Verjuice. If you don’t have fresh vine leaves, use blanched baby spinach leaves to wrap your Camembert.
A cool summer soup with a beautiful pale-green colour, topped with flakes of icy Verjuice granita. With its lovely contrast of herbal creaminess and sweet, crunchy acidity, this is the perfect starter for a sweltering day.