Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
This simple syrup made with fresh bergamot and honey -- no refined sugar -- is a promising addition to tea, cocktails, baked goods, and more.
If you are a marmalade wimp like me, this jam will be right up your alley. The small amount of bergamot zest adds a bitter, floral note to this preserve which I admit sounds odd, but if you like earl grey tea you know what I am talking about.
Fresh Bergamot the citrus fruit behind Earl Grey Tea gives this strawberry jam an added zip!