Apricots in vanilla-brandy syrup
Simply serve the apricots with vanilla ice-cream or double cream. You can use the leftover syrup in cocktails or drizzle it over fresh fruit salads.
PHOTOGRAPH CHRIS CHEN
When it comes to last-minute entertaining, a lovingly made
preserve, served as an antipasto, condiment or sauce, will get you
out of a jam. Capture sunshine in a bottle with these preserves of
the season's best produce.