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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

Making Raspberry Jam

At the end of the summer holiday season there’s a random assortment of leftover packaged food in my beach house kitchen. Family and friends visit loaded up with good things, … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 11 Comments

Lady’s Kisses

Economy was always upper most in mind when my Mum chose what she baked as treats. She chose biscuits and slices that could be made without the addition of eggs, … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · 14 Comments

Strawberry Jam

Miss E is planning her 9th birthday party. She’d like to serve blackberry and apple juice in champagne glasses, the rim of the glass frosted with pink sugar crystals. Sigh! … Continue reading

March 13, 2013 · 10 Comments

Apricot Jam with Vanilla and Kernels

When I was a child there was a high yielding apricot tree in our backyard. My Dad was the foodie parent, he was the one who experimented with preserves. I … Continue reading

February 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mixed Berry Conserve

The festive season and berry season coincide in the temperate south eastern part of Australia. Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, boysenberries, black and red currants are popular for celebratory desserts, in fact … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sesame Coated Jam Drops

I love to make fruit preserves. The cupboard is laden with jam made from plums off friends trees, fragrant berries  bought cheaply at the height of their season and apricots, … Continue reading

October 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jammy Coconut Slice

Mum had a repertoire of similar recipes to this, and the ingredients she has to hand dictated which she chose to make. She made a slice with jam and a … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Auntie Marj’s Scones

I have one very vague memory of watching Auntie Marj make scones in her farm kitchen near Ballarat.  I was 10 y.o and we were on our way to Expo88 … Continue reading

March 4, 2012 · 4 Comments