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Serves 8 Preparation Time: 2-3 hours Cooking Time: None   Ingredients 600g fresh strawberries (hulled) 200g caster sugar 75ml verjus 6 fresh mint leaves 6 fresh basil leaves   To finish fresh mint and basil sprigs 250g clotted cream   Method:  Halve the strawberries and place in a large bowl. In another bowl whisk the…

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Serves 4 as a starter Ingredients: 12 live Pacific oysters 2 large banana shallots, peeled and finely chopped 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 150g green grapes, halved 100ml Verjus 100ml olive oil 1 tbsp chopped dill 1 tbsp chopped capers Method: Open the oysters and strain off their juices through a muslin-lined sieve…

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Serves 4 Ingredients: For the poached rhubarb 1kg rhubarb, cut into 8–10cm pieces 250g caster sugar 100ml Verjus 2 vanilla pods For the Verjus crème fraîche 600ml full-fat crème fraîche 100g icing sugar 50ml Verjus Method: Preheat your oven to 200°C/Gas 6. Place the rhubarb, sugar, Verjus and about 100ml water into a deep roasting…

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