Spicy Courgette and Apple Chutney is the ideal recipe to use a glut of courgettes (zucchini) and apples. It’s sweet, spicy and piquant making it the perfect accompaniment.
Plums make the most beautiful jewel-like jam and it’s really simple to make. You only need plums, sugar, lemon juice and water. Spread it on your bread and butter, toast, scones, pancakes or a spoonful on top of rice pudding is also delicious.
Fig and Lime Jam recipe is easy to make and works brilliantly as a sweet jam on your breakfast toast and. in my opinion, it’s even better with cheese and
The recipe for Valentine Cranberry Orange Scones was inspired by watching Ina Garten (The Barefoot Contessa) make Cranberry and Orange Scones for her husband Jeffrey. As they are a well
This year has been particularly good for blackcurrants in my garden. We had a warm dry spell in early summer when the flowers were pollinated and ‘set’. Since then
Seville Orange Curd is a tasty alternative to marmalade, which is the traditional way to use these glorious fruits. I always think they are bright and cheerful reminder of the
Homemade White Currant Jelly Jam One of my work colleagues brought some bags of white currants into work for us to help ourselves to. Well, it would be rude not
When autumn (fall) starts to creep in, it’s definitely time to start preserving the harvest from your garden or the hedgerows. People have been preserving food since ancient times—evidence shows
The theme for the August Slow Cooker Challenge was ‘Preserves’ and my regular entrants didn’t disappoint. Sarah from ‘Tales from the Garden Shed’ brought a ray of French sunshine, and
It was time to clean out the freezer, it was getting beyond a joke, the drawers were difficult to open and I spotted some frozen green goo in the bottom