Did you know the average strawberry has 200 seeds? Is one of the first fruits to ripe in spring? Or that the 'original' strawberry was white?
Dear strawberry, we see you and we want more of you.
Clear out your freezer and make way for these frosty beauties
Part cheesecake, part ice block - what's not to love?
When strawberries are at the end of their season, these popsicles are a good way to use those last, tired-looking ones. You can exchange the water for milk, if dairy isn’t an issue for you.
There is something wonderful about ice-cream cakes. This one is a layer of cheat’s strawberry ice-cream sandwiched with orange-scented pistachio meringue. It makes a wonderful dessert for any summer celebration.
Put yourself in Ottolenghi's hands with his no-pressure dessert - it's called "mess" for a reason.
Throw a #smashastrawb afternoon tea - these recipes have a crowd in mind
From River Cottage Australia's Paul West, this is a trusty throw-it-together cake to go with a cuppa.
Strawberries and custard are all grown up.
The best kind of flake is one that's alongside pastry and this one gets a strawberry and white choc topping. Go on...
Try roasting strawberries to concentrate their flavour
The roasted strawberries partner up with a basil-lemon syrup.
Don't be a fool and serve just plain whipped cream with your jelly. Fold through roasted strawberries to double the berry hit.
Buy up big and jar them
Capitalise on the $1-a-punnet price tag and make jam. This low-sugar version makes the jam more colourful and is, obviously, less sweet so the fruit flavour triumphs.
Sip strawberry drinks by the jugful
Exactly what it sounds like: a boozy look-at-me margarita, made with coconut water for zippiness.
Live your best #brekkielyfe
Rosewater and strawbs are BFFS from way back - they add a fresh and fragrant lightness to this chia breakfast bowl.
The streets of Turkey’s food-obsessed town of Gaziantep are dotted with fresh juice shops, where you can get anything from a simple nar (pomegranate) to the famous ‘atom’.
Brittany is regarded as the birthplace of these lovely delicate pancakes, so much so that every family in Brittany knows how to cook them. You can fill the crêpes with almost anything, but make sure you rest the batter prior to cooking, as this allows the gluten to relax and makes for a tender, delicate pancake.
And just when you thought you've done everything you can with strawberries...
This tart risotto has a surprisingly savoury flavour, similar to tomato, and is traditionally eaten for lunch or dinner in Rome.
Use leftover strawberry purée in smoothies or muffins. Leftover meringues will keep in an airtight container for up to 1 week. To prevent meringues from cracking, leave in the oven overnight to dry. At Arras restaurant, this dish is served with crystallised rose petals. Start this recipe a day ahead to macerate strawberries.