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?
My name is Jane. Here are the adventures of a happy, Canadian, wife and mummy who loves to: cook, drink wine, attempt to be a better photographer and shop too much. Glad you're along for the ride.
Zucchini Pickles: spicy, sweet, and tangy. Ready to treat you all winter.
Blueberry Chutney: spiced, fruity and amazing to top anything.
Bread and Butter Pickles: sweet, sour and good with anything.
Strawberry Agave and Nectarine Jam: Easy to make and no pectin added.
Green Strawberry Pickles: bizarre but gorgeous treat with cheese and nibbles
Rhubarb Syrup: ginger and rhubarb syrup ready for a fab breakfast or an amazing cocktail
Honey, lemon and thyme infused blueberry jam.
Vanilla Salt: grey salt scented with vanilla and perfect for dipping strawberries into.
Rhubarb Pickles: spiced, herbed and ready to rock your cheese board.
I started the night before with thick slices of pork belly and a fabulous brine and let everything hang-out in the fridge. This was my first attempt at curing bacon and it was super fun.