This is a book of recipes. It is a fabulous collection of 30 delectable berry and hedgerow recipes, featuring raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, acai berries, and many more. It includes delicious dishes from sweet bakes such as Raspberry and Hazelnut Cake to Blueberry and Vanilla Muffins, irresistible iced desserts such as Strawberry Meringue Clouds and Blackberry Fondue, as well as rich main meals like Strawberry and Venison Salad, and Turkey and Cranberry Pies. A concise introduction describes how to pick, buy and store berries, as well as how to get the best from the fruit in your cooking. It features tasty appetizers and snacks, refreshing salads, fish and meat dishes, plus exciting cakes and bakes. It is illustrated with over 75 photographs, plus step-by-step instructions, cooking tips and techniques to ensure complete success. Small, bright jewels glinting against a dark hedgerow; berries are simply magnificent. The glowing hues and delectable taste of strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, redcurrants, cranberries, loganberries and blackberries (to name but a few) give us immense pleasure. This beautiful little cookbook celebrates their variety and versatility in the kitchen. Chilled Gooseberry Soup with Blackberries, Mackerel Salad with Redcurrants, and Roast Duck with Elderberry Sauce prove that berries work with more than just sweet courses, while the selection of cakes and desserts, from Cranberry Brownies to Raspberry Brulee will delight even the most experienced cook.