Roasted rhubarb with mascarpone

Roasted rhubarb with mascarpone

Rhubarb and mascarpone is a marriage made in a heaven where calories don’t count. This is a recipe to showcase the sweetest early stalks. Ingredients (serves two) 350g (12oz) young rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 4cm (1½in) lengths 3 tbsp orange juice 1 tbsp sherry 4 tbsp soft brown sugar 125g (4½oz) mascarpone 1. Put the rhubarb into an ovenproof…

Podcast 10: To heat or not to heat?

The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast is here, packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team. In this episode, the team take a look at the December issue which is in the shops now. Topics include beating whitefly, Growing cut flowers, Passionate plotters winners, Growing parsnips, Rhubarb, Annual herbs, Bamboo, Hotbed growing, Citrus fruits, a children’s tool rack project,…
Rhubarb and ginger jam

Rhubarb and ginger jam

Try this simple yet delicious recipe for making use of your bumper crop of rhubarb Once the rhubarb gets underway, there’s no stopping it. When the novelty of crumble has worn off, divert some of the later stalks into this excellent jam. Ingredients (makes two 454g/1lb jars) 700g (1lb 9oz) rhubarb, chopped 700g (1lb 9oz) sugar 40g (1½oz) crystallised ginger,…

Rhubarb and Spelt Upside Down Cake

Most gardeners will be well-acquainted with summery wild rhubarb, but pretty pink forced rhubarb is in season and perfect for winter baking In the UK, rhubarb celebrates two seasons. In summer, the sturdy, leafy and wild variety blooms; to the delight and, occasionally, despair of growers and gardeners. Wild rhubarb has a tendency to establish itself and rather take over…
Rhubarb & Buttermilk Scones

Rhubarb & Buttermilk Scones

These light delicious scones are great served still warm. MAKES8 • 175g (6oz) self-raising flour • 1 tsp baking powder • 50g (1oz) butter • 50g (2oz) sugar • 1 stick rhubarb, cut into 1cm pieces. • 125g (4oz) oats • 150g (5fl oz) butter milk • 1 egg 1. Preheat oven to 220C/200 fan/gas 6 2. Sift flour and…