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Tag Archives: preserves

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

Elderflower Cordial

My daughter planted an elderflower in her garden late spring of 2015 hopeful of having a huge flush of the delicately scented flower heads with which to make cordial. Not … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 28 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

Slow Roasted Autumn Tomatoes

I feel a sense of urgency as the warm days fade, a compulsion to enjoy as many sweet autumn tomatoes that I can before the weather chills. I find ways … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 12 Comments

Pickled Sweet Red Peppers

“Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.” Lucky Peter, I have to make my own! But really I don’t mind, because pickled sweet red peppers are delicious. They can … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 7 Comments