Pudding at last! The pick of Delia’s dairy shows she was right about fat all along
purr gently to myself.
The pictures in this section are very close to pornography. Pecan shortbreads, eton mess, coffee cappuccino creams … each page is another delight. The buttermilk scones with raspberry butter in particular look so good that there are now little patches of water damage on the page from all the drooling.
So I was a little disappointed to be asked to make Yoghurt Fool with Rhubarb. Amid a series of supermodels, the fool photo looks distinctly dowdy, but I’m glad I was asked, because it’s a delicious and refreshing pudding and pretty much the only one in the chapter that you could crank out on a weekday evening.