It feels like Autumn has arrived, but there are still ways in which you can enjoy your garden. One of the things I love about growing my own fruit and vegetables is using them in my culinary creations. I have yet, however to turn them into alcohol!
This plum and port jam recipe makes a very versatile savoury and sweet jam. Equally at home on a cheese board as it is on a slice of bread. Pairing juicy plums with the rich, fruity flavours of Portugal’s famous alcoholic tipple, with subtle underlying spices.
If your a regular to my blog you will know that I love to make jam, and I often enter it into our local horticultural shows. This recipe hasn’t failed me yet, winning first place in every class I’ve entered it in. It really does make a lovely raspberry jam.
I love pesto, in all it’s various guises. However you really can’t beat the taste of homemade green pesto. What’s more this green pesto recipe is super easy, and if you haven’t got basil growing in your garden the ingredients are really easy to come by.
I love making Jams and other preserves, but this is the first time I’ve tried making Lemon curd. It was surprisingly easy, and turned out really well, filling the kitchen with the scent of fresh lemons, what’s not to love!