Rice pudding is one of Hugh's all-time favourites and a brilliant example of the three-key-ingredients principle. The vanilla isn’t essential, nor is the cream – you can make the pud with just a litre of milk if you prefer.
Elderflower Delight - from the River Cottage Hedgerow Handbook. A most delicious June treat. Double the amount of gelatine stated in the recipe for really firm cubes - otherwise it can turn out a bit soggy.
Dundee cake The Dundee cake’s origins are linked with the early Scottish marmalade industry. The Keiller family – pioneering and resourceful marmalade-makers – used factory downtime to make this legend of the Scottish tea table. While the original recipe used only sultanas and lots of orange peel, these days, commercial recipes seem to favour a rich mix of vine fruits and cherries. River Cottage Baking recipes