Pear, Pistachio and Rose Cake

Introduction This is a delicately perfumed confection: yes, a cake, but no ordinary cake; the fruit keeps it so tender and damp that it’s as if it’s been drenched in light, scented syrup. I’ve been bold with the amount of rosewater here but, with the pears and pistachios, it strikes only the most fluttering of […]

Parma ham and pimento penne

Parma ham and pimento penne Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time 10 to 30 mins Serves Serves 4 Mary Berry’s easy pasta combines crispy Parma ham, red peppers and fresh herbs. Parma ham usually comes in packets of six to seven slices – use the whole packet. Ingredients 275g/9¾oz penne pasta 6–7 slices […]