Category Archives: Preserves

Now, That’s What I Call……………

…..multitasking. One post – 4 recipes, no waffle. Oh, all right, but just a little bit of waffle, promise. Imagine the scene…….oranges and satsumas starting to look a bit pass their best in the fruit bowl, so what do you … Continue reading

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Sweet Baby Jam.

I was quite saddened to hear that singer James Taylor’s mother died last week. She had a ‘good innings’ as they say (92) but it doesn’t matter how old we are when a close relative or friend dies, it’s still … Continue reading

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I’m Jammin’

Mr Marley, eat yer heart out. I’m quite fond of the odd home-made preserve. Every year I make my own mincemeat, I’ve been known to indulge in pickles and chutneys, and for the past (at least) 10 years, I’ve made … Continue reading

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Chelly Jelly

Nigella’s ‘Chilli Jam’ is one of her recipes from her Christmas book (one that I haul out regularly, even if just to drool over the photos). I know friends who have made it, and it’s been on my ‘to do’ … Continue reading

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Down the Slippery Slope……..Ho Ho Ho.

Look, I know you don’t wanna hear this, but in about 80 days the shortest day of the year rears its’ ugly head. Call it what you will – Yuletide, Solstice, Christmas etc – it’s a big time in the … Continue reading

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