Our plum bush gave us a surfeit of fruit for the first time, so what to do with them?
Zwetschgenkuchen, that’s what, German plum cake. Ours aren’t the recommended plum variety for this recipe, but the pre-cooked cake looks ok…
According to the Graun’s weekly column on ‘How to cook the perfect…‘, the big question with Zwetschgenkuchen is whether to ‘streusel’ or not.
Kaiserschmarren with plum sauce next…
Postscript: A couple of years ago a short poem about plums, This Is Just To Say by William Carlos Williams, became a meme: