Last week I collected 1.5kg of small yellow plums from a heavily laden tree at the edge of our village. I don’t know what they are – wild plums I guess. 151 more words
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Finished off the last of last year’s Damson Brandy last night to clear out the kilner jar to start this year’s Blackberry Brandy.
The process, roughly based on the recipe for Sloe Gin in my mum’s Food for Free book by Richard Mabey, is 1 cheap 75cl bottle of brandy, 500g of berries, 250g of sugar. 42 more words
Returning home from a 10-day working trip in France this weekend, the garden seems to have been ultra-bountiful in my absence. The Katy apple tree, a delicious red eating apple along the lines of Discovery, has shed most of its fruit now, always an early arrival, and friends have kindly left bags full in my fridge. 834 more words
Compared recipes for homemade tomato ketchup but wondered if anybody has a recipe they know works well or perhaps have opinion on recipe below.
My mums recipe althou very nice is little sweet using 340g sugar for 2 kg tomatoes, 2 onions, 2 cloves garlic and relied on mustard, paprika and cayenne pepper to give it a kick and some colour. 359 more words