This simple recipe makes one of the most appealing of all traditionanal English puddings. If you can add a couple of sprigs of elderflowers, well rinsed, the flavour will be ambrosial. Use the same method for apple, apricot, plum, pear, blueberry and other fruit crumbles in season.
Simmer the gooseberries in
Hot or warm, with cream, ice cream, a custard or crème anglaise sweetened with elder-flower syrup.
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