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Canning / Preserving

Giardiniera from Scratch

  Giardiniera from Scratch is quick giardiniera recipe, refrigerator vegetables salad, homemade, Italian canning traditional version to inspire everybody to make their own version and enjoy the best pickled veggies with as many savoury dishes as you can imagine.   Hello everybody ! This easy and traditional Italian pickled vegetables… Read more »

Apple Lavender Jelly

  This amazing Apple Lavender Jelly is so easy to make ! You just follow the recipe and combine apple juice, lavender flowers, pectin and lemon juice and within fifteen minutes you have perfect fish glaze or jelly to assemble macarons. It is harvest season; the best time to capture… Read more »

Passion Fruit Preserves

  Passion Fruit Preserves is made of three ingredients only ( passion fruit pulp, pectin and sugar ). It makes perfect tropical flavours to spread over your favourite dessert, porridge, waffles, toast or ice cream. After two weeks quarantine, I finally went out to do some real shopping at the… Read more »

Homemade Fig Jam

  Homemade Fig Jam : Marmellata di Fichi : come farla di casa. Fresh figs, sugar, orange, or lemon juice to have no pectin small batch of fig preserves! Three ingredients only!   I love making homemade fig preserves with orange juice, not lemon. For that purpose, you may prefer… Read more »

Wild Strawberry Jam without Pectin

    Wild Strawberry Jam without Pectin is vegan and gluten free combination of garden and wild strawberries to have an amazing spread for toast, meringue cake, ice cream, pancakes, or waffles. Perfect gift for your foodie friends also!   If you manage to get wild strawberries, this Wild Strawberry… Read more »

Cured Egg Yolks

  Cured Egg Yolks are perfect replacement for salty hard cheese, grated and sprinkled over your favourite pasta, risotto, or tomato salad. Three ingredients only!   Since ancient times, simple food was cured for delicacies to prepare once the ingredients were expensive or out of season. Type of the food… Read more »

Violet Jelly

  Violet Jelly is spring beauty captured in a jar. Delicate and profound edible flower jelly made with violets. Gives very special taste to everything you do with it.   God bless my mother’s garden. Early Saturday morning has brought us dark clouds. In spite, I decided to go to… Read more »

Pickled Mushrooms Recipe

Pickled Mushrooms Recipe : Vintage way to celebrate beautiful gifts of late summer ! One early Saturday morning, while still extremely hot but after hard rain pouring all night, I have bought three kinds of mushrooms and wanted to make Pickled Mushrooms Recipe, all three versions, separated, in one afternoon.… Read more »

Blueberry Curd

Blueberry Curd: the best investment of the season! After you make your breakfast smoothie or fruit salad, if you have a handful of blueberries left over, the best way to use them is to make a curd or Vintage Blueberry Coffee Cake . As these beautiful blueberries are known to… Read more »

Homemade Peach Jam Recipe

  Homemade Peach Jam Recipe is the best way to preserve fresh peaches in amazing homemade spread. Great recipe for beginners and experienced cooks.   Have you ever made jam on your own? The flavours releasing during the process are wonderful. Once you get ripe peaches, this simple pectin jam… Read more »