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?
Like sunshine trapped in a soft, fuzzy fruit, apricots are the ultimate harbinger of summer. Here's a bushelful of ways to make the most of them.
A fragrant ruby red jelly in which to preserve the beauty of the peony well beyond its brief show in early summer.
An Indian inspired Cherry BBQ sauce that's hot, spicy and sweet!
Wild rose petals and a wee bit of cardamom marry up, resulting in a fragrant and delicious wildcrafted jelly for smearing on piping hot Scottish scones.
Peanut Flaxseed Chutney - sweet, sour, nutty, healthy and utterly delicious!
Fermented fruit chutney is fun, easy, and ferments in as little as two days. You can use nearly any fruit that’s in season, and mix up the spices to create your own recipe.
Sweet and Spicy Zucchinni Pickle. Great for your next summer BBQ.
Real strawberries, rhubarb, meyer lemons and not too sweet, using maple syrup? what's not to love? Use with egg custard and muesli... so much more.
Ever wanted to try making sausages, but didn't know where to begin? This simple recipe will guide a beginner through every stage, from grinding to seasoning. With a mild paprika seasoning, and plenty of ideas for how to make it your own.
This pie filling is sure to be a major bargaining chip for food swaps. After all, who wouldn't want to bake up a tempting summer cherry pie during the winter doldrums?
This simple DIY Limoncello recipe will help you stay refreshed all summer long!