Blog Posts - Preserves

Recipe: Easy Beetroot & Hazelnut Mincemeat

You might think it is fairly late in the day to start making your own homemade mincemeat, but look carefully at the recipe details below…. cook time = 0 mins, prep time = 10 mins, (and even that is a generous estimate, I’m sure you could...
by The Veg Space on Dec 19, 2016

Pan-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Apricot-Honey Glaze

I never get tired of cooking pork tenderloin, and my favorite method is pan roasting. It’s simple, it’s easy, it’s delicious. And, of course, it’s pretty darn fast because overcooking this wonderfully supple, tender meat is…well, not a good...
by The Briny Lemon on Dec 9, 2016

Raaz Avalyache Jam ~ Star Gooseberry Preserve

Its been almost a month since we returned from India and getting back to the grind has been so very hard. Post-vacation hangover would be the right way to put it I guess :-( Anyway, to top it off this time I returned almost empty handed, in the sense...

Preserved Lemons: That Special Ingredient of Moroccan Cuisine

Preserved lemons are the special ingredient which gives an enriched lemony taste to these north african, Mediterranean and Moroccan cuisine. The preserving process suppresses the tartness and accentuated the lemony flavor. It is mildly tart but more...
by So Moroccan on Jul 24, 2016

Recipe: Fig & Strawberry Jam

One of the great things about fruit and veg ‘glut’ seasons is that even if you don’t have a garden or allotment of your own, you can often take advantage of the abundant crops via the overflowing bargain aisles at your local superma...
by The Veg Space on Jul 11, 2016

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken with Apricot-Fig Sauce

When I eat yogurt, it’s plain and it’s Greek. I just don’t think you can beat the rich, creamy texture and pleasantly sour tanginess of the flavor. And for the same reasons, it makes a great marinade for chicken. Give it time to penetrate the b...
by The Briny Lemon on Mar 22, 2016

Orange Marmalade

Oranges have been ruling my fruit basket for over 2 months now. The whole of December saw us trying out the different varieties that have been flooding the supermarkets and I couldn't resist trying out different recipes with them. I have made sev...

I Quit Sugar – Sarah Wilson- Simpilicious 306 sugar-free recipes

I Quit Sugar – Sarah Wilson Well Sarah Wilson had a great book I Quit Sugar: Your Complete 8-Week Detox Program and Cookbook published 2 Jan 2014, now out in paperback for £4.99. Sarah followed this up with I Quit Sugar … Continue readi...
by New Cook Book Review on Jan 28, 2016

KENYA - The Wildlife Preserves' Army

"Why wildlife preserves in Kenya resemble war zones" PBS NewsHour 1/27/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  With rhinoceros horn now more valuable than gold on the black market, poaching has reached unprecedented levels.  Some wildlife preserves in Africa...
by Mage Soapbox on Jan 28, 2016

Rhubarb, Ginger and Orange Jam

As the new year approached, I decided that one of my resolutions would be to make more jam. Last year was the first time I made a proper attempt at The post Rhubarb, Ginger and Orange Jam appeared first on From Plate to Pen.
by From Plate to Pen on Jan 4, 2016

Recipe: Beetroot & Chilli Ketchup

Deciding what to dunk one’s chips into is a very serious and frequent topic of discussion in our house.  Ketchup? Mayo? Mushy peas? Curry sauce? I’m a bit of a ketchup fiend myself, and if its got a kick of chilli to it, all the better.
by The Veg Space on Nov 17, 2015

Chicken Breasts with Apricot-Brandy Sauce

I love using fruit preserves to make sweet, rich sauces for meat, poultry, and seafood. But you need to do more than just melt down the preserves with a little butter and call it done. A contrasting—and complementing—sidekick brings the sauc...
by The Briny Lemon on Nov 12, 2015

Christmas Gift Guide 2015

The Glenrothes 'Vintage Reserve' Speyside Single Malt Scotch WhiskyI would like to present the perfect luxury present for the whisky lovers in your life and it comes with it's own unique story too! This malt whisky was apparently first tasted at the...
by Kitchen Delights on Nov 7, 2015

Recipe: Figgy Christmas Chutney

I know, I know!! So sorry to use that C-word in October, but I have two very good reasons to do so…. read on! Firstly, this Figgy Christmas Chutney is designed to be given as a Christmas present, and therefore needs to be ready to eat in 9 wee...
by The Veg Space on Oct 23, 2015

Chicken with Goats Cheese & Chutney

I confess we eat a lot of chicken in this house and if you have been reading my blog for any appreciable of time that won't be news to you.  Sorry about that.  It's affordable protein, adaptable to lots of flavours and techniques and we lik...
by The English Kitchen on Sep 1, 2015

Strawberry Plum Jam with Rosemary

This luscious summer fruit jam is bursting with flavor while the touch of rosemary tempers the jam’s sweetness. “Hey are you planning to make plum jam this season? Can I tag along for a team jam session?’ texted my friend Tina. I had given...
by Eat the Love on Jul 20, 2015

Recipe: Morello Cherry & Raspberry Jam

We have a shamefully neglected morello cherry tree in a pot outside our front door, and last winter I was 100% sure it had kicked the bucket.  I intended to take it to the dump, but thankfully never got around to it, and lo and behold, it sprung bac...
by The Veg Space on Jul 15, 2015

Preservation Society Home Preserves: 100 Modern Recipes by Camilla Wynne | A Modern Canning Cookbook

I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This post may contain affiliate links.If you are looking for a great canning cooking book or preserves cookbook that doesn't include the typical recipes you would find online, then you must g...
by So Simply Stephanie on Jun 18, 2015

DIY Preserved Lemons

Did you know how easy it is to make your own preserved lemons? All you need is a few spices, plenty of course salt and lemons. This year I am sure you will have no trouble at all finding them as it seems the citrus season is in full burst. … Re...
by Strayed from the Table on Jun 15, 2015

How to Freeze Broccoli

We have had the best broccoli crop to date this year. To celebrate I am picking and freezing my tiny little trees ready to use over the summer months when I refuse to pay a premium price for them. Did you know that broccoli is one of the most heavies...
by Strayed from the Table on Jun 11, 2015

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