Prickly pear cactus jam is one of the coolest jams I've ever tried. It's perfect with pancakes, crepes, toasts or English muffins. This recipe is ridiculously simple and it only takes 15 minutes! Jam can be stored in the fridge for over a month.
No need to be put off this highly nutritious berry because of the thorny branches and sour flavour. Here is a simple recipe for a gourmet jelly which has so many uses, and some tips on how to pick them without the suffering.
Perfect for boozing, these coffee bitters are relatively easy to make, and like all bitters, just involve a fair amount of waiting. For these bitters, the bittering agent and main flavoring agent are one in the same.
Tkemali is a Georgian plum sauce, perfect for vegetables, grilled meat, fish, seafood and salad dressings. It's pungent, sweet-sour, aromatic and flavorful. Plus, a recipe for khmeli suneli, a Georgian seasoning mix.