Harvesting Elderberries: Picking, Preserving & Recipes

Harvesting Elderberries: Picking, Preserving & Recipes | Foraging tips & handy hints for picking & preserving elderberries with plenty of recipe ideas!

Harvesting Elderberries: Picking, Preserving & Recipes | Foraging tips & handy hints for picking & preserving elderberries with plenty of recipe ideas! The short season for picking and preserving elderberries means we don’t have long to get stuck in. Once the elderberries are almost black and hanging heavily on their stems, they won’t be around …Continue Reading…

Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney

Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney is a great way to use up your Halloween pumpkins. If you make your chutney now it will be nicely matured in 6 weeks, just in time to serve with cheese & cold meats over Christmas. Slow Cooker & traditional method included in recipe.

Make Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney now & it will be nicely matured in 6 weeks, just in time to serve with cheese & cold meats over Christmas. This week’s pumpkin and squash recipe from the Kitchen Shed is Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney. A recipe to make use of the insides of Halloween pumpkins …Continue Reading…

Pumpkin Pie Jam

Don’t let your pumpkin innards go to waste – try this beautiful Pumpkin Pie Jam! Laced with pumpkin pie spice and a touch of ginger, a taste of Autumn all year round! Great with cheese, use as an ingredient in your baking & make pumpkin pie, cupcakes, muffins or cookies.

Whizz up your pumpkin innards and make Pumpkin Pie Jam. Laced with pumpkin pie spice and a touch of ginger, a taste of Autumn all year round! Great with cheese, use as an ingredient in your baking & make pumpkin pie, cupcakes, muffins or cookies. This week’s pumpkin and squash recipe is my Pumpkin Pie …Continue Reading…

Spicy Courgette Chutney

Spicy Courgette Chutney is delicious with cheese, cold meats & perfect for a cheese & pickle sandwich. Spiced with coriander, ginger, mustard seeds and a touch of chilli. Instructions are included for the slow cooker and conventional cooking.

I thought I’d share with you another of my recipes for preserving courgettes, Spicy Courgette Chutney, one I made for the local Christmas Market here in Brittany. It’s a delicious chutney spiced with coriander, ginger, mustard seeds and a touch of chilli – the chilli content isn’t blow your socks off hot and you can …Continue Reading…

Sweet Chilli Jam

Plenty of chillies? Make this delicious Sweet Chilli Jam. Perfect with cheese & homemade bread & makes a great edible gift!

Plenty of chillies? Make this delicious Sweet Chilli Jam. Perfect with cheese & homemade bread & makes a great edible gift! Sweet Chilli Jam is quick and easy to make and delicious with cheese and homemade bread. Divine with a baked Camembert and slices of French crusty pain. Warm through with a little rice vinegar …Continue Reading…