Category Archives: Recipes

Clearing out the freezer

At this time of year we take stock of what we have in the way of surplus fruit in the freezer.  The preserving pan has been put to good use and a good batch of jam has been produced. With … Continue reading

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Applemint Jelly

This is made with white wine vinegar and so good with Lamb or stirred into gravy or try a little on new potatoes. 3lb cooking apples ( 1.5kg) 2 pints water (1.15litres) 1pint white wine vinegar (600ml) Bunch of fresh … Continue reading

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Apple & Ginger Chutney

1.4kg (3lbs) cooking apples, peeled cored, finely chopped 375gr (12ozs) light brown sugar 600ml (1pint) cider vinegar 1 ½ teaspoons of salt 1 ½ teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 medium onion finely chopped … Continue reading

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Bread & Butter Pickle

Bread & Butter Pickle Strange name but you can make it into sandwiches Ingredients 750g (1½lbs) cucumbers 625g (1¼lbs) onions sliced 5mm (¼inch) thick 3 tablespoons salt 1 litre (1¾ pints) cider vinegar, white wine vinegar or malt vinegar 500g … Continue reading

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Blueberry Jam

Blueberry Jam Ingredients 1kg (2lbs) Blueberries 1kg (2lbs) granulated sugar 4 tablespoons water Juice of 1 lemon Place blueberries, sugar, water and lemon juice intop a preserving pan. Bring slowly to the boil, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved.  … Continue reading

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