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?
Fig and Strawberry Jam: Preserving the harvest
Making a couple of jars of this simple jam is a great way to preserve the short-lived glut of raspberries.
Cranberry Curd perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
A spicy redcurrant achaar, or redcurrants pickled with Indian spices, in mustard oil.
An infusion of cranberries in gin, with a little orange peel. Perfect festive flavours for easy Christmas gifts.
The taste of summer sunshine; strawberry and lavender gin. Perfect on its own, with tonic or in a martini, cheers!
Keep the tastes and memories of summer all year long with this super easy taste tingling strawberry jam with balsamic vinegar, black pepper and basil, it will transport you to Italy in a trice!
Raspberries + chocolate and a wee dash of liqueur, make a delightfully grown-up jam that makes a great addition to any breads.
Flavored milk is one of the greatest human inventions. I used fresh, local blueberries to make this syrup. Stir it into any kind of milk for a sweet treat!
Foraging for the wild gooseberries of the West. How to identify them and process the especially spiky varieties in the Sierra Nevada.