Plum season is upon us and it’s safe to say delight is in the air. Luscious, sweet and slightly tart, they’re bursting with vitamins and minerals and taste great in dishes both savoury and sweet. With their depth of flavour, rich colour and the fact that they keep their shape when cooking, these perfectly plump fruits are begging to be on your plate.
There’s something to be said for the gentle tickle of cinnamon, creaminess of labneh and sweetness of honey. Six ingredients and ten minutes are all you need for this winning dessert.
The plum’s slight tartness makes it the soulmate of savoury ingredients. This easy traybake is simplicity at its finest.
Like cherries, plums partner perfectly with almonds. A classic crumble is at the top of many a dessert list– serve with warm custard or spinneysFOOD Madagascan Vanilla Ice Cream. Bliss.
Freeze granola slices ahead of time, poaching the plums when needed. If you’ve got a craving for something sweet but don’t want to commit to anything too indulgent, this pud is the ideal fit.
Ready in 10 minutes with zero cooking involved: what’s not to love about this refreshingly simple salad? Enjoy as a light lunch or as part of a larger spread.
If you thought granola was just for breakfast, just pair it with stone fruit, honey and ginger – you'll soon change your mind.
Plums, soy sauce, ginger and cinnamon prove an unforgettable accompaniment to lamb in this tasty (and super easy) evening meal.
Looking for a classic treat with a twist? Trade berries for plums to hit a delicious, slightly caramelised sweet spot in this stunning pavlova.
Mixing chunks of fruit with ice cream adds texture to these very moreish brownie-meets-cookie sandwiches.
More than elegant enough to serve as a dessert when entertaining, this lovely finale features roasted plums to bring out their full sweetness and flavour.
A gorgeous French-style galette makes for the perfect treat for afternoon tea.
While clafoutis is usually made with batter and cherries, our take turns it into a filo pastry tart with added berries to boot.
As mad about plums as we are? Head into stores and you’ll find small, juicy cherry plums and honeyed, floral METIS plums just waiting for you.