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?
Classic chicken liver pâté flavored with sherry, shallots, and a pinch of nutmeg.
Strawberries have been on my mind. Looking forward to putting by some of my very favorite jam, Sherried Strawberry.
And you thought bacon was only a Western thing. Not so. The Chinese make all sorts of fantastic pork belly products, and this one, smoked with chile, cinnamon, star anise and Sichuan peppercorn, is one of the best.