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Category Archives: Jam & Curd

Marmalade: Mandarin Ginger Aperol

I’m a compulsive jam maker.  Making raspberry, strawberry, plum and apricot jam is a summertime ritual and then once the season cools and citrus fruits are in their prime I … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · 7 Comments

Jam-Strawberries with Passionfruit

One of the aspects I truly loved about Melbourne when we lived there was the four distinct seasons. The people in Brisbane talk about “spring” but the only change I … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · 20 Comments

Tomato Ginger Jam

  I’ve been waiting for super sweet ripe and juicy Roma tomatoes sold as sauce tomatoes to hit the markets so I can begin some experimenting with some different preserves. … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 34 Comments

Blood Orange Curd

    There’ll be a million things I’ll miss when I move from Melbourne to Brisbane, loving family, sociable friends and fantastic neighbours. I’ll miss the seasons too, the exteme … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 26 Comments

Tropical “Mess”

At Christmastime in Australia we are blessed with an abundance of fresh tropical fruits, summer berries and stone fruits so to me it seems counter intuitive to serve a traditional … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 28 Comments

Sourdough Crepe Cake with Meyer Lemon Curd and Blueberries

Perfecting the technique needed to bake crusty 100% spelt sourdough bread is a work in progress in my kitchen. It’s been a journey and my loaves are improving, but to … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · 24 Comments

Meyer Lemon Curd

It was necessity rather than choice that the recipes my Mum chose to make were based on economy. I have her lemon “butter” recipe and frankly, I believe it probably … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 14 Comments