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?
Make your own mincemeat ready for Christmas. This traditional mixture of dried fruits and apple, preserved in a healthy dose of brandy and rum, is a seasonal favourite.
A spiced apple preserve brightened with fresh citrus.
Just thinking of mincemeat pie makes my mouth water, and this recipe highlights pears and apples to make a delightful pie filling to can and save or give . . .
Traditional English Mincemeat (filling for Mince Pies).
How to Make Homemade Mincemeat (video demo).
A tropical inspired Christmas mincemeat made with the addition of pineapple, orange, lemon, cranberries and banana. Think of it as a fresher, zingier, hip younger sister to the version your Nana makes.