Category: Jams & Preserves

Sweet Elderberry Vinegar

Sweet Elderberry Vinegar

Sweet Elderberry Vinegar is a tasty alternative to Balsamic and makes the most delicious salad dressing. Try drizzling your Elderberry Vinegar over ice cream or add it to sparkling water and ice for a refreshing summer drink. The vinegar is so versatile it even doubles continue reading

Homemade Stem Ginger

Homemade Stem Ginger

Homemade Stem Ginger is so easy to make & so much better than shop bought. Chop finely & add to ginger cakes, puddings or biscuits for a real ginger hit. The syrup makes a delicious ginger cordial. We really love ginger here at the Kitchen continue reading

Harvesting Elderberries: Picking, Preserving & Recipes

Harvesting Elderberries: Picking, Preserving & Recipes

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 continue reading

Elderberry & Port Jelly

Elderberry & Port Jelly

Make the most of the hedgerow harvest with my Elderberry & Port Jelly – delicious on a scone or try in a savoury dish and make a fruity jus or meat glaze!   Elderberry & Port Jelly – this fruity seedless jam is delicious on continue reading

Elderflower Liqueur Recipe

Elderflower Liqueur Recipe

Capture the taste of summer with my Elderflower Liqueur recipe. Freshly picked elderflowers, vodka and lemon combine to work their magic, et voila, homemade St Germain! Elderflower liqueur is so easy to make. Once you’ve made a bottle you will be looking forward to next continue reading

Homemade Chilli Sauce

Homemade Chilli Sauce

Homemade Chilli Sauce makes a great edible gift, perfect for all your chilli loving friends. Easy to make & tastes so much better than shop bought. Our family loves chillies and when we moved to France I started to grow them, experimenting each year with continue reading

Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney

Spicy Pumpkin & Cranberry Chutney

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 continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Jam

Pumpkin Pie Jam

Whizz up your leftover Halloween Pumpkin 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 and make pumpkin pie, cupcakes, muffins continue reading

Spicy Courgette Chutney

Spicy Courgette Chutney

Spicy Courgette Chutney is delicious with cheese and cold meats and perfect for a cheese and pickle sandwich. Spiced with coriander, ginger, mustard seeds and a touch of chilli. Instructions are included for the slow cooker and stove top method. If you haven’t made a continue reading

Sweet Chilli Jam

Sweet Chilli Jam

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 continue reading