Some people think that gelato is just the Italian word for ice cream, but it isn’t. Gelato is so much better! Gelato is lighter than ice cream, as it traditionally contains milk rather than cream, and generally has only 4-8% fat compared to a minimum of 10% in ice cream.
Sour and tart, yet sweet and smooth at the same time, rhubarb is a real treat for the tastebuds. Bang in season, now’s the time to embrace rhubarb in all its glory by bringing it to the table in a delicious crumble.
Treats are everywhere we turn. You’ll be pleased to hear that cakes, biscuits and desserts can be part of a healthy and active lifestyle, as there’s no such thing as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ foods – it’s everything in moderation.
If you’re looking to serve up an alternative to figgy pudding this year, the show-stopping sweet treats that Ed Loftus, Head of Food Development across the Jamie’s Italian group, has created for Jamie magazine have the real festive wow-factor.