• The wonderful thing about mixed berry sauce, apart from its deliciously tangy flavours, is that you can use it on anything. Spread it on bread, spoon over porridge, or heap liberally over ice cream. Delicious!

    Mixed berry sauce

    Serves: Makes about 300ml
    Cooking Time: 20 mins


    • 250g frozen mixed berries
    • 120g castor sugar
    • 100ml white wine
    • zest of 1 orange
    • 10ml (2 tsp) ground cardamom
    • 60ml (¼ cup) port



    Put the berries into a pot with the sugar and wine and bring to the boil.


    Stir in the zest, cardamom and port and continue to gently simmer until the berries start to burst, about 10 minutes.


    Remove from the heat and with a spoon lightly squash some of the berries. Serve warm.