Blog Archives for category Preserves

Banana and Onion Seed Chutney

Great with poppadoms and curries. Related PostsCaesar SaladThis recipe is a mix of what my friend Michele has told me,… Continue reading »


Harbottle Show

    At the weekend I was very pleased to win some prizes at our local agricultural show, a complete… Continue reading »

Bramble Jelly

Nearly free as you can pick the fruit yourself from the hedgerows, and great as a jam or to accompany… Continue reading »


Fruity Prune Chutney

This wonderful rich smooth chutney was invented by accident as we had a glut of prunes. Related PostsYellow Sauce for… Continue reading »

Red Chilli Jam

This is great with sliced meat, pies, cheese, in fact it’s great with most savoury stuff. Related PostsChicken FricasseeThis is… Continue reading »



A lovely rich tasting mincemeat for Christmas. Related PostsBraised Oxtail & KidneyA yummy economical meaty stew that goes a long… Continue reading »


Peach and Apricot Jam

Made with peaches and apricots we got for 50p. Related PostsA Perfect Victoria Sandwich CakeI made this last week and… Continue reading »


Jubilee Lemon and Lime Marmalade

I made this marmalade from a few old lemons I was going to throw out and it is delicious, plus… Continue reading »


Strawberry Jam

Great with scones and cream. Related PostsVeggy BurgersDelicious veggy burgers that went down very well at our vegetarian barbecue at… Continue reading »

Marrow Chutney

A great chutney for using up a glut of marrows. It keeps well and gets better on keeping. Related PostsLemon… Continue reading »


Lemon Curd

This is so quick to make and tastes so much better than shop bought, do remember however to keep it… Continue reading »