Tag Archives: preserves

Homemade Lemon Curd

Luscious, tart and creamy, homemade lemon curd is pretty simple to make and I can’t remember the last time I actually bought a jar. While the recipe ingredients are basically the same you find variations on quantities and method of making. Continue reading

Homemade Apple Jelly with Rosemary

Apple Jelly with RosemaryStepping back in time at Kew Gardens the royal kitchens now silent and deserted, I tried to imagine the everyday hustle and bustle of busy cooks and servants. For sure larders were once filled with seasonal preserves and feeling a little nostalgic, somehow, apple jelly came to mind. Inspiration can come from the strangest of places! I love taking time to make small batches of preserves and this sweet Apple Jelly with Rosemary makes a delicious condiment to serve alongside a cheese board with a mature cheddar or semi-hard goats cheese. Continue reading

Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind

Pickled Watermelon Rind:HomemadeThe other day my other half came home with a watermelon and I am sure if it had fallen on anyones foot, it would have required a visit to the hospitals emergency department. We often have watermelon and this time wanted to save and pickle the rind that is usually thrown out. Continue reading

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