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Rhubarb with butterscotch sauce – Dish of the Month

This dish is simple but devastatingly good. Stew some rhubarb with sugar and water until tender, then remove the rhubarb to a dish, reduce the syrup and add muscovado sugar, cream and vanilla.

Nigel describes it as a ‘sweet sour sauce for rhubarb’ in the kitchen diaries II, a sauce for rhubarb that has the same comforting vanilla flavours as custard without making custard, I served my rhubarb with Madagascar Vanilla Ice-cream. Being a bit of a rhubarb obsessive at the moment, this certainly hit the spot.

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    May 18, 2013

    Love the look of that butterscotch sauce and it sounds perfect with rhubarb and icecream.

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    Jacqueline Meldrum
    May 19, 2013

    I've not had any rhubarb yet this year. I really must rectify that and this looks wonderful. Go Nigel and Go Janice!!!

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    Karen S Booth
    May 24, 2013

    Nigel and Janice pull it out of the bag again with another simple but stunning recipe! Also, lovely photos too! Karen

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