Recipe of the week

Rhubarb Crumble

This is a recipe from Lets Cook Local 2011-2013. This is A WI project funded by the Big Lottery Local Food. It builds on the success of Lets Cook teaching young parents from disadvantaged areas how to cook using local food as much as practically possible

Baked rhubarb crumble in dish
Serves 4

500g Rhubarb
75g Flour
25g Oats
100g Sugar
50g Butter or Margarine


  1. Preheat the oven to 190C Gas 5
  2. Rub the butter or margarine into the flour
  3. Stir in 75g sugar and all the oats
  4. Wash the rhubarb and cut into chunks about 1 cm big
  5. Place these in a baking dish (or small individual dishes)
  6. Sprinkle the remaining sugar on the top
  7. Cover with the crumble mixture
  8. Bake for 40 mins until golden brown


This is a great recipe for using seasonal fruit and as an alternative a mixture can be used eg apples and blackberries