Champagne granita

Calories per serving 80
Serves 6
Preparation time 25 minutes, plus cooling and freezing


40 g (1½ oz) light brown sugar
150 ml (¼ pint) boiling water
375 ml (13 fl oz) medium-dry champagne
150 g (5 oz) raspberries


  • Stir the sugar into the measurement water until it has dissolved, then leave to cool.

Strawberry roulade

     Calories per serving 177
     Serves 8
     Preparation time 30 minutes, plus
     Cooking time 8 minutes 

     3 eggs
     125 g (4 oz) caster sugar
     125 g (4 oz) plain flour, sifted
     1Tbs hot water
     500 g (1 lb) fresh or frozen,
     thawed, drained and quartered
     strawberries, or 425 g (14 oz) can
     strawberries in natural juice,
     drained and quartered
     200 ml (7 fl oz) fat-free natural
     fromage frais or low-fat natural
     Icing sugar, for dusting


Lamb cutlets with herbed crust

Calories per serving 280
Serves 4
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 12-14 minutes


12 lean lamb cutlets, about 40 g (1½ oz) each
2 Tbs pesto
3 Tbs granary breadcrumbs
1 Tbs chopped walnuts, toasted
1 tsp vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed

Fresh Peach Trifle


6 large ripe peaches – peeled, pitted and sliced
1 Tbs fresh lemon juice
2 (8 ounce) containers vanilla yogurt
1tsp lemon zest
1 (10 inch) prepared angel food cake


Place peaches in large bowl, and gently toss with lemon juice.

Grigliata Mista di Pesce - Mixed Broiled Fish

4 small sole
4 small red mullet
4 monkfish fillets
8 medium-sized shrimps, unshelled
8 Tbs olive oil

For the sauce
2 garlic cloves
1 Tbs chopped parsley
6 Tbs olive oil