Nicely balanced with fruit and vegetables, this chunky colourful condiment goes well with any main course. If you want to increase the heat, add 1 hot red pepper, seeded and minced. For even more fire, include the seeds.
This simple tart has a barely there pastry that allows summer's juiciest orchard fruits to shine. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or a splash of Armagnac for a luxurious finish.
Though we think of crisp as a dessert, it also makes a healthy breakfast. Make it the night before for a quick spoon-it-up starter (warm it in the microwave, if you wish) or include it in a brunch buffet menu on a slowed-down Sunday.
An old-fashioned favourite, this chili sauce is a delicious combination of tomatoes and late-summer fruit. Serve as a sweet and tangy accompaniment to roast beef or pork, grilled-cheese sandwiches or burgers — and more.