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.

California Prune Summer Pavlova

California Prune Summer PavlovaThis beautiful and fruity delight is a summer treat for you, and your nearest & dearest to enjoy! This statement Pavlova is sure to impress – whether you’re entertaining at a party or enjoying a sunshine filled weekend. Makes: 4-6Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 180 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  6 Egg whites…

Lamb BBQ Skewers with California Prune Greek Salad

Lamb BBQ Skewers with California Prune Greek Salad  The sun is out and the BBQs are getting hot! You’ll be cooking up a storm this summer with these delicious spiced lamb skewers served with a fresh and fruity California Prune and feta salad! We’ve taken the classic Greek salad and added California Prunes, as they…

Chicken and California Prune Wraps with Fennel Slaw and Hazelnut

Chicken and California Prune Wraps with Fennel Slaw and HazelnutThese fresh and vibrant wraps are bursting with colourful flavour! Ideal for a summery lunch or dinner, this nutritious dish also highlights how you can creatively use leftovers to form great meals. Makes: 2-4Prep Time: 10-15 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  150g Cooked left over chicken 100g…

California Prune, Nut and Chocolate Nordic Bread (Gluten free)

California Prune, Nut and Chocolate Nordic Bread (Gluten free)This gluten free Nordic Bread is a healthy, nutritious and energy boosting recipe. The complementary mix of California Prunes, seeds and nuts make for a delicious flavour (with a crunch). Whether you’re sharing or keeping it all for yourself, this unique bread will live long in the…

Asian Noodles with Tofu and Kimchi

Asian Noodles with Tofu and KimchiQuick? Tick. Easy to make? Tick. Healthy? TICK. These Asian inspired noodles make for a perfect light and summery recipe. This dish packs a nutritional punch and could quickly become a staple of your regular homecooked meals. Makes: 4Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 19 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  For the…

California Prune Simnel Swirls

California Prune Simnel SwirlsThese light and sweet delights are perfect for sharing, with either family or friends! Unleash your inner ‘Bake Off’ skills and get ready to enjoy these Simnel Swirls. Makes: 12Prep Time: 120 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS 250g Marzipan 150g Chopped California Prunes 1 tbsp Cinnamon 1 Orange zest 2…

California Prune & Florida Grapefruit Muffins

California Prune & Florida Grapefruit MuffinsWe’ve partnered up with Florida Grapefruit to create a brand new and delicious muffin recipe. This collaboration enabled Peter Sidwell to work his magic and combine the distinctive flavours of both fruits within a simple treat for you to enjoy. By using our California Prunes and Florida Grapefruit, Peter was…

Prune, Thyme and Shallot Tarte Tatin

Prune, Thyme and Shallot Tarte TatinThe festive season is the perfect opportunity to indulge in this delicious vegetarian dish! Packed with flavour, texture, and nutrients – this versatile recipe is ideal either as a starter or a main. Makes: 4Prep Time: 35-40 minutesCook Time: 15 minutesEMAILPRINT PIN SHARE INGREDIENTS  20ml olive oil 16 whole shallots,…

American Pecan Pie

American Pecan PieIn conjunction with ‘Savor the States’, Peter has put together his twist on a classic American pecan pie. This is the perfect dessert for everyone with a sweet tooth, and it will get your tastebuds tingling. This delicious recipe uses a variety of U.S. produce – including California Prunes! For more information about…