Strawberry Jam

Preserves and Pickles
May 9, 2012 Strawberry Jam delicious on toasted teacakes or scones for a cream tea.  You need to start this jam the day before as you have to prepare the strawberries and store in the fridge overnight. Ingredients 1kg /2lb 3oz strawberries 1kg/2lb 3oz granulated sugar or caster sugar Juice of half a lemon small knob of butter {Tags: , , , } {More...}

South African Curried Carrots

April 13, 2012 South African Curried Carrots used as a Side dish to compliment meat dishes. You can serve it at a barbecue or you can serve it as a vegetarian curry with rice Ingredients 1 kg carrot 1/2 kg onion 2 cups white vinegar 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup raisins , seedless 1/2 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Apple Chutney

Preserves and Pickles
November 30, 2011 This Apple Chutney recipe is really good served with cheeses such as Cheshire, Cheddar or White Stilton.  It is also very good with Traditional English Pork Pie.  You need to make this chutney at least 3 months before you eat it. Ingredients 225g/8oz onions, chopped 900g/2lb apples, cored and chopped 110g/4oz sultanas, raisins or chopped dates {Tags: , , , , } {More...}


Preserves and Pickles
November 9, 2011 Mincemeat a rich filling for Mince Pies and puddings.  Once you have made it you can store it in a cool dark place for up to a year and you will find the taste matures with age. Ingredients 6oz/175g raisins 4 oz/ 110g sultanas 10 oz/ 275g currants 4 oz/110g candied, mixed peel, finely chopped {Tags: , , , } {More...}