This is a family favourite that can be enjoyed throughout summer (or whenever you can get berries), is very quick to make, and is an absolute crowd-pleaser. The filling can be made with berries alone, or a mixture of plums and raspberries (or [...]
There are several late varieties of plums that ripen in autumn, store well, and lend themselves to a variety of different preserving methods. Most plums make good jam, even plums such as Autumn Giant, which despite having pale yellow flesh, ma [...]
This recipe was made for us by some WWOOFers (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) who stayed with us for a couple of months– he was German, she was Japanese, and they were in loooove. One of the things they enjoyed doing together was cooking, an [...]
In keeping with our philosophy of making things easy for you, our recipes for poached and pickled pears couldn’t be simpler, and are very adaptable. Get the recipe in Autumn - week 8.
Part of the joy of growing your own fruit is preserving it to enjoy once the harvest is complete. Opening a jar of bottled peaches, or apricot jam, or nectarine chutney brings a little bit of summer into the cold, dark depths of winter. Tradit [...]
Fresh fruit is healthy and full of vitamins—especially if you’ve grown it yourself, using organic methods! So when preserving fruit to eat over winter when there’s not much available in the garden, it‘s important to preserve the vitamin conten [...]
This delicious tart recipe comes from one of our members, and is her take on a recipe from Delicious magazine. Thanks to all! Get the recipe in Winter - Week 2.
We are huge fans of simple cooking, and always favour fail-safe tried and true recipes. This one has been kicking around the family for years, is quick to make, works every time, and is equally delicious with apples or quinces. It’s dairy-free [...]
Quinces are very aromatic, and turn a beautiful dark pink colour when cooked, so they lend themselves to preserving as jelly, jam or paste because they are delicious, and look amazing! Get the recipes in Winter - Week 1.
We’re letting you in to a huge family secret with this week’s recipe. No, not that we have smelly feet, just that we have the best peach chutney recipe in the world. It’s adapted from a recipe in the wonderful book Preserving Made Easy by Nan [...]
This is a very quick and easy cake to make, and if you’ve run out of fresh apples and need to substitute bottled apples instead it works just as well, though the texture is slightly more moist, so check the cooking time. Get the recipe in Wint [...]