Plum Jelly with Elderflower Chantilly

A delightful Plum Jelly with Elderflower Chantilly, perfect for summer nights.

plum jelly with elderflower chantilly in glasses

I have a soft spot for jellies and make them more often than my husband would like. In fact, he only recently confessed that he was not so fond of this wibbly wobbly dessert. In his family, they often make fun of British desserts and I recall someone once receiving a packet of jelly crystals at Christmas as a joke. I didn’t get the joke, of course, and the jelly crystals looked far more enticing than the bar of soap I received that year.

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Cheesecake Pots with Plum Compote

Divine Cheesecake Pots with Plum Compote, perfect for entertaining.

cheesecake pots with plum compote in small bowls

You may have noticed my sporadic presence online over this summer and I think I must, unfortunately, now call an end to what was nicknamed a “summer break” but was more a sofa-slumped summer due to the soggy weather which prevailed. I kept waiting for the hot summer sun to beckon me into one of my new summer dresses but, much to my husband’s dismay when he saw the credit card bill, they all remain unworn, hanging limply in the wardrobe waiting for better luck next year.

And so before I knew it, plums have come into season and the farmers markets are now a celebration of autumnal red, yellow and green.

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