Tag: #preserve

Watermelon Chili Chutney

Watermelon is so refreshing and at the peak of its season now so i think its a good idea to take advantage while the price is low to stock up and store some for the winter months. We have spent the last month eating watermelon for breakfast with yoghurt, for lunch with local goats cheese and making endless fresh juices and home made granitas … Read More Watermelon Chili Chutney

Before the season ends, Bambinella Jam

These beautiful unique fruits must be preserved for the winter this month before the season is over. If you do not live on the island, you probably have not come across Bambinella [Pyrus Communis] from the Rose family.  These mini bite-size crispy pears are sweet with a texture very similar to large Asian yellow pears.  Imagine the most beautiful rosy color blended into a mix of … Read More Before the season ends, Bambinella Jam

Jam with fresh figs from the garden

Join us for a week on the island in the Heart of the Mediterranean by clicking here Di-ve News Here are some wonderful figs fresh from the garden this morning for my jam making. You will need: 2 kg figs 1.8 kg sugar Grated rind of 2 lemons 4 lemons squeezed Wash the figs and remove any hard bits and bruising but keep skin … Read More Jam with fresh figs from the garden

Stored in a jar…chili, honey and rosemary nut mix….

It’s always good to have a snack that is available to have with drinks and I prefer buying nuts and dried fruit completely additive and flavor free and making my own mix with herbs or spices that take my fancy. I made this mix using chili, honey and rosemary and I store them in airtight jars. The flavors are delicious and it is very … Read More Stored in a jar…chili, honey and rosemary nut mix….

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Watermelon Chili Preserve

  Watermelon is so refreshing and at the peak of its season now so i think its a good idea to take advantage while the price is low to stock up and store some for the winter months. We have spent the last month eating watermelon for breakfast with yoghurt, for lunch with local goats cheese and making endless fresh juices and home made … Read More Watermelon Chili Preserve

Storing summer in a jar … Strawberry Jam

There is a quaint strawberry village in the north of the island where fat luscious strawberries are harvested from April and last through the summer. This island is truly blessed with all that is good in life. We can indulge in a fresh handpicked strawberry feast every single day all through the summer. There is something quite rewarding about preserving a taste of the … Read More Storing summer in a jar … Strawberry Jam