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?
Hot, spicy, sweet, sour and salty, all of these wonderful flavors are combined in this delicious Parsi Eggplant Pickle from India.
A simple cranberry preserve that leans towards a chutney, but is more of a jam, spiced with a hint of chili and is sweetened with jaggery.
This Italian prune plum jam is enlivened with exotic South Indian flavors. Jaggery is used as the primary sweetening agent, and mace imparts a peppery, nutmeggy essence.