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damson

1. a small rosaceous tree, Prunus domestica instititia (or P. instititia), cultivated for its blue-black edible plumlike fruit and probably derived from the bullace
2. the fruit of this tree
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The recipe below involves plums, damsons and a healthy amount of alcohol, which can be omitted if not to your guests' taste.
It's amazing, we've had so many plums and damsons and it has definitely lived up to expectations so far," said Ms Hoad.
Next wash the damsons in cold running water and place them in an oven proof pie dish.
The judges enjoyed a meal which featured a mixed shellfish broth with home-smoked bellypork and Hoylake sea bass; Wirral wood pigeon breasts with a Neston damson sauce; and a dessert featuring local autumn fruits and honey.
One final thing - we don't stone the damsons except in the ketchup recipe as it's a lot of fuss for the chef so make sure you ask your guests to look out for them.
Pick your own damsons fresh from the orchards at Lower Brockhampton.
The cream needs making in advance - about four-five hours, and you will need to remove the stones from the damsons - it is well worth the effort.
4 THE copper and iron in damsons makes them great fruits for your circulatory system.
MAIN COURSES Meat: Wye Valley duck, parsnip and damson jam This was perfectly nice - well-cooked duck accompanied by the compatible flavour of parsnip.
Place grains into a bowl, pour over MARK GREENWAY'S ROASTED PARTRIDGE, SPELT RISOTTO, DAMSON JUS (serves four) SPELT RISOTTO INGREDIENTS 200g spelt/1 ltr good quality chicken stock/2 200g spelt/1 ltr good quality chicken stock/2 banana shallots, peeled and finely diced/1 banana shallots, peeled and finely diced/1 clove of garlic, crushed/25g butter clove of garlic, crushed/25g butter METHOD SWEAT WEAT WEA THE shallot and garlic in the butter THE shallot and garlic in the butter until it becomes translucent and soft.
DAMSON JUS ml good quality 0ml red wine/the partridge one the damsons.
Damsons are ideal for growing cooking fruit - either simply stewed with lots of sugar or turned into jam.