California Prune Board Ambassador Peter Sidwell, is a chef, baker, TV presenter, author, and innovator of all things food related. Peter has been a chef all his working life and over the years has developed a simple, fresh and innovative way of cooking which focuses on the importance of fine ingredients and technical know-how to ensure the best results.
Peter has travelled the world cooking, talking and demonstrating his approach and explaining how and why it works so well for all manner of food offerings. Peter works both with chefs, consumers, food producers and retailers to innovate, create process or refine procurement.

Working from his new innovation centre in England’s beautiful Lake District, Peter and his team create exciting, attractive and mouth-watering new recipes with digital content, showcasing the delicious flavour and versatility of California Prunes.

Prune and Muscovado Cake with an Orange Glaze

Prune and Muscovado Cake with an Orange GlazeThis wonderful cake is delightful treat, that you can truly enjoy as it is reduced in fat! Make sure to indulge in the citrusy orange glaze , which will only amplify the flavours. Makes: 8Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 25 – 30 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS 125g California…

Duck Pancakes with California Prune Hoi Sin Sauce

Duck Pancakes with California Prune Hoi Sin SauceThis classic Chinese dish is fresh, healthy and most importantly – delicious! This will soon become one of your favourites , especially considering it combines tasty flavours and reduced sugar content. Makes: 2Prep Time: 5-10 minutes + 2 hours slow cooking the duck legs Cook Time: 15 minutesEMAILPRINT…

California Prune and Yoghurt Parfait

California Prune and Yoghurt ParfaitThis sweet treat is not only a dessert you’ll love, but thanks to the inclusion of California Prunes it also has reduced fat! Makes: 8Prep Time: 10 – 15 minutes Cook Time: Minimum 4 hours freezing EMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  300g Thick Greek Yoghurt 0% 150g California Prunes 20g Honey 1…

Chocolate Chip and Sea Salt Cookies

Chocolate Chip and Sea Salt CookiesThese chocolate chip cookies are not only delicious, but also have reduced sugar! So, make sure you indulge in these tasty treats, which are ideal for sharing with family or friends. Makes: 9 – 15Prep Time: 10 minutes + 30 minutes fridge timeCook Time: 10 – 12 minutes + 10…

California Prunes Stuffed Chicken with Olive, Lemon and Feta

California Prunes Stuffed Chicken with Olive, Lemon and FetaMakes: 4Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS4 x 160g chicken breasts, skinless & boneless  100g California Prunes  70g pitted olives  70g feta  2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil  1 lemon  For the seasoning: 1 tbsp salt  1 tbsp onion powder  1 tbsp garlic…

Fresh and Fruity California Prunes Salad

Fresh and Fruity California Prunes SaladThis salad is super summery and perfect for a BBQ. Just remember – don’t make it too far in advance as it wants to be the freshest plate on the table. Makes: 4-6Prep Time: 10 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  3 vine tomatoes 12 cherry tomatoes 1/2 honeydew melon 1/2 galia…

No Churn California Prunes and Mint Ice Cream

No Churn California Prunes and Mint Ice CreamCalifornia Prunes can be used in combination with so many different foods, and this California Prunes and mint ice cream from our ambassador Peter Sidwell is no exception. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy, why not give this delicious vegan ice cream a try? The only…

All the Flavour, Half the Fat Chocolate Cake

All the Flavour, Half the Fat Chocolate CakeLove cake but bothered by the amount of fat and sugar involved? Well, worry no more! Chef and California Prunes’ Ambassador Peter Sidwell shows you how using California Prunes to make a prune butter means that you can halve the amount of fat and reduce the sugar by…

One Pot Chicken Wonder

One Pot Chicken WonderWe all like a one pot dish, and this new recipe from Peter Sidwell is no exception: it’s easy to make, and full of great flavours. Perfect for a midweek meal for the family – and light on the washing up too! Makes: 4Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE…

Fruity Quinoa Salad with California Prunes

Fruity Quinoa Salad with California PrunesMakes: 6Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 10 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  100g quinoa 150ml water 1 red onion 1 apple 1 red chilli 1/2 lemon 3 spring onions 400g cooked lentils (washed) 400g chickpeas (washed) 1/2 pomegranate 150g California Prunes 2 tbsp olive oil 100g mixed seeds fresh mint  …