Prep time:

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time:

Serves: 4

450g Strawberries

For the Lemon Syrup:

250ml Water

125g Caster Sugar

2 Strips of Lemon Zest

June marks the start of the English summer. Juliet Bidwell celebrates the abundance of soft fruits arriving in the fields and farmshops of the Weald

  1. Heat the sugar, water and lemon zest over a low heat and stir a couple of times, until the sugar has dissolved
  2. Then bring to the boil, but do not stir, and boil for about five minutes
  3. Cool and pour over your strawberries

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  • pictures: David Merewether

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