Warm Plum Toasts with Mascarpone
12 plums or greengages, halved and stoned
butter to grease
2 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar
grated zest and juice of 1 orange
grilled brioche and mascarpone cheese to serve
1 Heat the barbecue to hot. Place the plums on a large piece of buttered foil. Sprinkle the sugar over and add the orange zest and juice. Pull up the edges of the foil to enclose the plums and seal the edges to make a loose parcel.
2 Put the foil parcel on the barbecue and cook for 10 minutes.
3 Remove the vanilla pod and serve the hot plums on lightly grilled brioche slices spread with mascarpone cheese.