Lemon Curd

Freshly picked lemons from my Meyer Lemon tree.  This small tree is always abundant and provides us with fruit during the cold winter months. On this occasion I will be making home made Lemon Curd. There are many wonderful ways to make use of this freshly made spread.  Cakes, pastries, tarts, pancakes are just a… Continue reading Lemon Curd

Pickled Artichoke Hearts (Carciofo)

For my 100th recipe post I would like to share with you a simple pickled Artichoke recipe.  If you have never eaten or cooked this vegetable do not be alarmed by it’s exotic appearance.  It can be prepared in a number of different ways, on this occasion I will simply pickle and preserve them.  Artichokes were… Continue reading Pickled Artichoke Hearts (Carciofo)

Beetroot Jam (Relish)

As promised in my previous post, I am delighted to share with you this fabulous Beetroot Jam (relish) recipe.  For those that love this vegetable you can take pleasure in eating it as a relish which can accompany many of your favourite dishes whether it be meat, hamburgers, in sandwiches, for breakfast with eggs, bacon,… Continue reading Beetroot Jam (Relish)

A Simple Fruit Mince Recipe

This year I have decided to make Mince Pies for Christmas and they will be my home made gifts for my friends, neighbours and family. I always enjoy giving a gift that I have made or grown in my garden.  It gives me pleasure to add my personal touch.  There is still a little time… Continue reading A Simple Fruit Mince Recipe

Sweet Chilli Sauce

Originally posted on Milanka's Fine Food:
500 grams of Cayenne Chillies (whole + 3-4 Bullet Chillies) 1/3 Cup of sugar 150 ml Olive Oil (Canola, Vegetable or Sunflower are fine to use) 4-5 Cloves of Garlic (crushed) 1 Litre of boiling water salt and pepper to taste Makes approximately 1 & 1/2 jars (370g…

Sweet Chilli Sauce

500 grams of Cayenne Chillies (whole + 3-4 Bullet Chillies) 1/3 Cup of sugar 150 ml Olive Oil (Canola, Vegetable or Sunflower are fine to use) 4-5 Cloves of Garlic (crushed) 1 Litre of boiling water salt and pepper to taste Makes approximately 1 & 1/2 jars (370g + 185g) Remove the ends off the… Continue reading Sweet Chilli Sauce