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Summer is almost upon us with a glorious array of fresh fruit and veg to enjoy.

Thésée-la-Romaine (Loir-et-Cher)

Gooseberries. Photo credit: sybarite48

Gooseberries are a quintessential British fruit, delicious in tarts, crumbles, meringues… even whizzed in a smoothie. For a double dose of seasonal goodness try this sublime-looking strawberry and gooseberry crumble recipe via From The Larder.

It’s gluten free, packed with scrumptious fruit, and perfect with a scoop of ice cream or a splash of custard to finish off an indulgent, sunny-day lunch.

Pick up the ingredients, below, then visit From the Larder for the full instructions.


  • 400 g strawberries
  • 300 g gooseberries
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca pearls
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Crumble Topping

  • 80 g sweet rice flour
  • 60 g gluten-free oat flour
  • 25 g tapioca flour
  • 80 g almonds roughly chopped
  • 150 g light brown sugar
  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

More great seasonal food: Plum crumble, Leafy green & herb salad, Rhubarb

photo credit: sybarite48 Thésée-la-Romaine (Loir-et-Cher) via photopin (license)