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Use any velvety robust red wine: a Tempranillo, Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon would add richness to the prunes. When you are cooking with red wine, always choose a bottle that is of the same quality as you would drink with dinner. You can eat these prunes as a dessert with whipped cream or serve them with a runny cheese like a ripe Brie de Meaux.

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Buy plums when they are cheap and poach them – they take no time to cook and are the ultimate breakfast and dessert stand-by. Pimp the syrup and take the dish to a new level with the addition of vanilla, Amaretto, elderflower cordial, star anise, rosemary or orange flower or rosewater.

DESSERTS Waffle recipe

You’ll need a waffle iron or an electric waffle maker to make proper waffles but if you don’t have one, you can still make pancakes from the same batter.

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A Mexican and Brazilian favourite, churros are deep-fried pieces of dough dipped in sugar. This recipe is adapted from one we found in Classic Mexican Cooking by Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz.

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Brittle is hardened sugar and it’s a cinch to make. Crack it into shards (it makes a very appealing noise) to add texture to desserts or just bite into a piece with an espresso after dinner.

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