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?
Full of colour and full of flavour. A special jam to enjoy for the holidays.
Prune plums, dried apricots, cinnamon, walnuts and a splash of Grand Marnier are all you need in this conserve. Perfect for the holidays, it's brimming with rich flavours and textures.
It's Canning Week 2011 Blog Party! Sign up to win a Punk Domestic t-shirt and while your there check out this recipes for a citrus tasting jam is sure to awaken your senses on your breakfast toast.
Make your own preserved ginger to go into this rhubarb conserve with orange, lemon, ginger and dried apricots. Photo by Niamh Malcolm.
Cranberries, lemons, oranges, ginger and dried apricots make a great midwinter marmalade.
This cranberry marmalade is sweet, tart and bitter - as all good marmalades should be.