Pickles and Preserves

              

Home-style condiments, traditional preserves and quick pickles to lift your meals. 

                                    

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Brandied Apricots and PeachesBrandied Apricots and Peaches

This preserve needs nice big jars (or just one lovely big one). It is such an easy method of preserving and very scalable for when there is an abundance of cheap fruit ...

 

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Chillies in OilChillies in Oil

For when you need that smoking hot zing that only chillies can offer, or to add that special something to a cheese platter ...

 

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Continental PicklesContinental Pickles

They look fabulous at Christmas on a cheese platter ...

             

 

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Lemon ButterLemon Butter

Indulgent, delicious and rather more-ish on hot toast ...

            

 

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Liquored Up FruitLiquored-Up Fruit

As the name suggests, this recipe pretty much consists of getting fruit drunk, a worthy cause ...

 

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PiccalliliPiccalilli

This sweet mustard pickle is a favourite on sandwiches, in traditional Ploughmans' Lunches and as a great addition to a cold meat and cheese platter ...

 

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Preserved Feta CheesePreserved Feta Cheese

This is a delicious way to infuse Feta Cheese with a deep flavour ...

           

 

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Spicy Pear and Ginger ChutneySpicy Pear and Ginger Chutney

This is a fairly light and spicy chutney it is ideally suited to being served with pork or barbecued chicken ...

 

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Streamlined Pickled Red CabbageStreamlined Pickled Red Cabbage

I am shying away from calling this Sauerkraut as this recipe is not fermented – just pickled. There is a massive difference, not least of which is the time it takes to prepare ...

 

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Tomato ChutneyTomato Chutney

Chutney is the corner-stone of preserved fruit and veg, it is versatile, frugal, flavoursome and the yield is abundant. I have included a few different chutney recipes here, this is my personal favourite ...

 

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