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

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)

Ajvar (Balkan Pepper Caviar)

Ajvar has been enjoyed by the Balkan nations for many years  and it’s name translates into caviar.  Autumn is the time to prepare Ajvar as there is an abundance of peppers and eggplants.   Once prepared, it can be preserved for the winter months.  It is a wonderful accompaniment to grilled meat and can be spread… Continue reading Ajvar (Balkan Pepper Caviar)

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…