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Tomato & Apple Chutney

We recently received a large batch of apples, but after a week’s worth of apple juice, two crumbles, apple puree stored in the freezer, we still had a lot to use up.   353 more words


Loquats, and barberries in bunches jam

Many cookery and food writers would have people believe that Britain was an austere and grey place in terms of what we ate, until we were introduced to the wonders of french and continental cooking… During and after the war to be sure food was rationed and there were many things which were not available – there are so many stories of young children trying to work out what to do with a banana having never seen one before, because of course our little island was blockaded . 551 more words


Marrow and gin jam with soused herrings

When we were young there were all sorts of myths about what “foreigners” ate… it seemed gross to us as little children that people would eat snails or frogs legs, and as for insects, whether they were covered in chocolate or not, they sounded just too gross. 457 more words


Jam cooked in the sun

When I buy or am given a new book – or an old book which is new to me, I’m always interested in who wrote it and when and how old they were when they did so. 270 more words


Mayhaw or Plum Jelly

  • 4 cups mayhaw or plum juice or juice and pulp
  • 1 box fruit pectin
  • About 18 – 20 packets of Equal or Sweet One of 12 packets of Sweet ‘n Low…
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Foraging Fun in the Fields - Damson and Apple Jam Recipe

Whilst out walking in the fields yesterday, I came across a bumper crop of Damsons.   For the last few years I have either missed them, or the fruiting hasn’t been anywhere near as good.   367 more words


Seasonal eating

I’m still in two minds about whether to keep the allotment or not, I’m sat here with lots of jobs to do at home thinking that I shouldn’t really be doing this, but actually picking the veggies and fruit at the plot.   103 more words