Sticky fig pudding with Armagnac ice cream, vanilla sauce and poached figs

By Matt Tebbutt From Saturday Kitchen Ingredients For the sticky fig pudding 200g/7oz dried figs, roughly chopped 180g/6¼oz dates, roughly chopped 100g/3½oz prunes, roughly chopped 150ml/5fl oz Armagnac 2 free-range eggs, beaten 150g/5½oz fresh breadcrumbs 1 orange, zest and juice 50g/1¾oz self-raising …

Fig and strawberry tempura with lemon verbena crème brûlée and strawberry sauce

Ingredients For the tempura vegetable oil, for deep-frying 50g/2oz plain flour 50g/2oz cornflour pinch salt 75-110ml/3-4fl oz ginger ale 4 figs, halved lengthways 75-110ml/3-4fl oz sparkling water 12 strawberries For the crème brûlée 125ml/4½fl oz …