At this time of year, Wimbledon hits our screens and one thing us Brits just can’t get enough of is strawberries. Juicy and delicious, British strawberries are ideal for bringing to any summer party or Wimbledon gathering. These top tips are here to give you some great inspiration to really make the most of this year’s strawberry season.
Strawberries and cream truly is a British summer staple and Wimbledon just wouldn’t be the same without it.
Cool it down
Bringing a similar approach to a classic, strawberries and ice cream is a great alternative to keep you cool and your tummy satisfied.
Grown up refreshments
Holding a Wimbledon party? Strawberries are ideal for popping in a glass of cold Prosecco or for adding the finishing touches to a glass of Pimms.
The Afternoon Tea
Whether you do it the Devonshire way or the Cornish way, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam just wouldn’t be complete without some fresh strawberries on the side. You could even try serving up your own homemade strawberry jam.
Re-hydration with a fruity twist
Watching the professionals running about during Wimbledon is thirsty work! But drinking plain water all summer can be boring. Try adding cut up strawberries to your water for a more interesting and subtly sweet flavour. You could also mix in other fruits too such as lemon, lime or orange for a really refreshing finish.
Filled with strawberry pieces and finished with thick frosting topped with a fresh strawberry, our summer cupcake recipe is perfect for adding extra treats to your afternoon tea and great for using up any leftover strawberries.