Rhubarb is back in season!

Who doesn't love rhubarb? It always reminds me of my grandmother and English Country Gardens!

A rhubarb compote (stewed rhubarb) is versatile, delicious and healthy. I'm using mine to create different layered desserts with a variety of things from my fridge. Once you've made the compote the rest is simple as it is just a matter of layering what you have and then refrigerating!

Rhubarb Compote

Cut the rhubarb into inch pieces and put in a pan with ½ a cup of sugar and the juice of half an orange. Simmer until the fruit is stewed (about 15/20 mins). I love to create different desserts from layers in a small dessert glass. This way you can see the layers and the amount is small enough to just give you a few spoons of dessert at the end of a meal.

The other ingredients I use to layer are (Rhubarb marries very well with ginger, orange and strawberry):

  • Rhubarb compote

  • Smashed ginger biscuits

  • Crystalized ginger

  • Mascarpone

  • Strawberries (fresh)

  • Orange (fresh)

  • Whipped cream

  • Honey


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