12 plum recipes for summer

A little astringent, with a lot of sweetness – make the most of the plums of summer.

Fragrant plum snow cones
Stone fruit reach their peak in summer, and it's plums that we think work best in sweet and savoury dishes. Their slightly astringent skin is lessened after some cooking, and their sweet juicy flesh works beautifully in pastries and icy snow cones, and paired with pork.