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?
Have you had your strawberry plants for a few years? Is production slowing down? Renew your strawberry plants now for greater harvest next year. Here's how!
Normally with remaining shrub fruit I toss it, as the vinegar has absorbed all the flavor. This time however I was feeling a bit nibbly and decided to give the vinegared fruit a munch. Delicious!
Fig and Strawberry Jam: Preserving the harvest
Strawberry and elderflower jam, looks so pretty and tastes delightful a real spring/summer treat
The taste of summer sunshine; strawberry and lavender gin. Perfect on its own, with tonic or in a martini, cheers!
Keep the tastes and memories of summer all year long with this super easy taste tingling strawberry jam with balsamic vinegar, black pepper and basil, it will transport you to Italy in a trice!
Use your strawberry scraps to make this easy and awesome strawberry vinegar! This is the perfect project for your strawberry leftovers from a session of strawberry jam.
Sweetened with only local honey and gelled with the help of some lemon and apple, this summertime classic is sure to stay in my larder.
Whether you're boozing it up or drinking it as is, this beverage is the perfect compliment to a long hot summer day!
The summer sun warming fields of berries makes for only a few weeks a year where the strawberries are at the peak of sweetness. The richness of flavor may be fleeting in the fresh berries, but if you snap up a bunch you can capture it....