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Orange and Summer Fruit Terrine

This recipes comes from Dancer and Graphic artist Martin James. Martin, who originally comes from New Zealand, is now living with his wife and children in Copenhagen as he is currently principal Dancer with The Royal Danish Ballet. You will be able to find out more about Martin when his Biography page is published.

Being so gifted it seems unfair that Martin should also be talented in the kitchen as well but he has agreed to share some of his recipes with us which is great news.


750ml / 1 1/4 pint orange juice
15 leaves gelatine
50ml / 2fl oz Grand Marnier(optional)
125g / 4oz sugar
Grated zest of 3 limes
4 tablespoons sweet white wine.
50g / 2oz each strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries
275g / 10oz orange segments

To garnish:
Low fat yogurt or fromage frais
10 mint leaves
A few pistachio nuts


  • Boil orange juice and sugar.
  • Remove from heat, dissolve gelatine in the liquid, add alcohol and the grated lime zest.
  • Place a small amount into base of ramekin dishes and allow to set.
  • Reserve a little of the syrup and mix the remainder with the orange segments and berries and place into ramekins.
  • Pour the excess syrup over the top of the ramekins and allow to set.
  • Garnish with low fat yogurt or fromage frais, mint leaves and chopped pistachio nuts.

Serves 10

Martin James