Peter is the UK Brand Ambassador for California Prunes
Innovation Chef, Baker and Author, Peter works from his new innovation centre in England’s beautiful Lake District National Park

Scotch California Prunes

Scotch California PrunesWe’ve been a little bit creative with this recipe… Scotch California Prunes! These delicious savoury snacks are the perfect addition to your picnic out in the beautiful sunshine. The California Prunes might be a surprise, but they definitely turn a good recipe into a great one! Texture & flavour were our priority in…

Cheese Scones with Sichuan California Prune Chutney

Cheese Scones with Sichuan California Prune ChutneyEverybody loves a classic cheese scone & chutney. Well we’ve taken it to the next level: cheese scones with the most delicious California Prune chutney! The perfect match to take on your picnic. You’ll never go back to store bought chutney again! Makes: 8Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 20-25…

California Prune Biscotti

California Prune BiscottiDelicious biscotti, dunked in a cup of coffee whilst sitting out in the sun…perfection! For extra flavour and texture, we’ve added deliciously, but naturally, sweet California Prunes to our biscotti and, let me tell you, they are amazing! This is a recipe you’ll definitely want to try! Makes: 25 biscottiPrep Time: 15-20 minutesCook…

California Prunes, Chicken and Butterbean Stew

California Prunes, Chicken and Butterbean StewMakes: 4Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 35 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  1 large onion 2 yellow peppers 3 tbsp oil 2 garlic cloves 2½ tbsp paprika 400g tinned chopped tomatoes 200ml chicken stock 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs 1 x 400g can of butterbeans (drained) 200g chopped California Prunes Coriander…

Chocolate California Prune Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate California Prune Crinkle CookiesWe’ve been back in the test kitchen with our California Prunes, and have created these delicious chocolate crinkle cookies. We’ve swapped out some of the sugar for prune purée, which allows us to keep the classic icing sugar coating. California Prunes have helped reduce the sugar, but still keep the sweetness…

California Prune, Ginger and Green Tea Fruit Cake

California Prune, Ginger and Green Tea Fruit CakeMakes: 6-8Prep Time: 2-3 1/2 hours (or overnight)Cook Time: 90 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS250ml green tea 250g California Prunes 200g mixed dried fruit 3tsp chopped fresh rosemary 2 lemons, zest 50ml stem ginger syrup 50g brown sugar 100g caster sugar 100g stem ginger 80g California Prunes purée 1…

California Prune Couscous Salad

California Prune Couscous SaladMakes: 4Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 20-30 minutesEMAIL PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  150g couscous 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp dried mint 560ml hot vegetable stock 1 fennel bulb 150g California Prunes 1 lemon 30ml olive oil 1 pomegranate 1 handful fresh mint  DIRECTIONS Place the couscous…

Roasted Vegetables with a California Prune Glaze

Roasted Vegetables with a California Prune GlazeMakes: 4-6 peoplePrep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 1 hour 10 minutesEMAIL PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  3 sweet potatoes – peeled and cut into chunks 4 carrots – peeled and cut in half lengthways 2 parsnips – peeled and cut into quarters lengthways 2 red onions – peeled and cut into…

Spiced Lamb and California Prune Meatballs

Spiced Lamb and California Prune MeatballsMakes: 4Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 15 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  200g minced lamb 100g pork sausage meat 150g chopped California Prunes 2 tsp harissa paste 2 cloves garlic 1 tbsp dried mint 1 lemon (zest for meatballs,juice to squeeze over before serving) 1 tbsp sesame seeds 1/2 tsp salt…