Gooseberry compote


Simple to grow and delicious in drinks and puddings. Here's how to make a simple gooseberry compote great with ice-cream, yoghurt or used as a jam for your sponge cake.

Simple Compote
Pop a few gooseberries in a pan with a spoonful of sugar. Simmer until the skins burst. They're delicious with...

Honey - swirl a spoonful into warm fruit.
Ginger - grate fresh ginger in with the sugar.
Elderflowers - drop a flowerhead into the pan.
Almonds - toast, dice and scatter on top
Hazelnuts - coarsely chop and scatter over the fruit for a quick pudding.