Here's a range of recipes you can try using grapes

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Here’s how to use grapes in a range of dishes. (PHOTOS: Misha Jordaan)
Here’s how to use grapes in a range of dishes. (PHOTOS: Misha Jordaan)

You can do a lot more with grapes than just eating them as is – they’re delicious in savoury snacks, wonderfully refreshing in light meals or salads, and of course ideal for desserts, tarts and cakes.

Bruschetta with roasted grapes and goats’ cheese

Instead of grape jam, you can serve the olives and grapes in bowls. Add balsamic vinegar and fill up with olive oil until the fruits are just covered. Marinate for about 2 days and serve with the cheese and biscuits.

Bruschetta with roasted grape and goats' cheese. (PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

Grape jam with sesame crackers

Grapes and olives are a delicious sweet-and-savoury combination that’s perfect with cheese. The sesame crackers are a hit served with the jam and cheese.

Grape jam with sesame crackers. (PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

Chicken waldorf salad

Grapes, celery and apple add a lovely freshness to this salad – ideal as a light meal on a hot day.

Chicken waldorf salad. (PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

Grape trifle

This delicious dessert looks impressive and is super-easy and quick to make.

Quick grape trifle. (PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

Summer fruit tart

Make grapes the base of this fruit tart with its filling that’s reminiscent of a lemon tart. The crust is easily made in a food processor.

Summer fruit tart. (PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

Grape cake

The cake is the perfect combination of sweet and tart, with added flavour from the grated orange zest.

Grape cake. (PHOTO: Misha Jordaan)

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