I went for the roast chicken breast stuffed with Brie and sun-blushed tomatoes and served with a sauce of port and redcurrant .
The venison had strength of flavour, matched with a deeply glazed sauce of bacon, red wine, port, redcurrant and wild mushrooms.
It is medium bodied with slightly sweet, red fruit flavours of rhubarb, strawberry and redcurrant .
Blackcurrants, redcurrants and tayberries are due in a couple of weeks.
Before the main course was served, a refreshing fruity sorbet made from redcurrants and raspberries cleared the palates.
Since the early 1970s, George McLaren has been growing several varieties of strawberries and raspberries, redcurrants , blackcurrants, whitecurrants and gooseberries.
Now is a good time for pruning soft fruit bushes, such as whitecurrants, redcurrants , gooseberries, blackcurrants and briar fruits.
I am quite content to eat them out of hand, or paired with redcurrants in my mother's fruit salads.
In a few weeks the soft fruit which includes raspberries, redcurrants , gooseberries and blackcurrants will be available and the strawberries are already ripening and are ready to enjoy.
Mix the redcurrants and blueberries into the strawberries.