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?
Tart nectarines, sweet watermelon, spicy mint. Summer!
The magic of mint enhances sweet blueberries.
Strawberry jam with the bright notes of fresh ginger and garden mint.
Harissa is a piquant, hot Tunisian paste made from dried chiles and toasted spices. It’s traditionally served with kebabs, couscous and tagines. And it's super easy.
use the bounty of spring herbs to can infused simple syrups. sure, you could put them in tea, but you could also use them for cocktails! this post includes a recipe for delicious rhubarb mojitos.
Fresh mint makes this sugar smell like summer (in German and English)
A classic Indian green conidment that is most commonly used as an accompaniment to appetisers. It can however be used to spark up most meals.
Two holiday-themed condiments that are easy to make and give as gifts. Both can be canned in a water bath - no special equipment or training needed!
Even I came to the eggplant pickle reluctantly and most of the time, I race to embrace a new-to-me pickle. I just couldn't imagine how a barely cooked eggplant would translate into a pickle. However, the pickle was zippy and bright with flavor.
You can grow mint from seed, seedlings or cuttings. I prefer the later...