Surprising Superfoods


The classic retro trifle

The chintz curtain of the dessert world, there are unexpected nuggets of nutrition in the trifle. Fiber-rich bananas and pears lower cholesterol and blood pressure, whilst keeping your bowels healthy. Strawberries and raspberries contain cancer-bursting phytonutrients, and the combination of fruit slashes your risk of eye problems in later life by a third. The custard topping, rich in milk and eggs, is high in calcium and vitamin A, while a sprinkling of almonds delivers magnesium to ease blood flow. Just make sure you go easy on the sherry.


Photography by Leon


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