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Spiced Plum Jam with Walnuts Recipe

Recipe for Spiced Plum Jam with Walnuts. All Plum Jams are really easy to make as plums have a lot of pectin so setting is seldom a problem.

Apple and Mint Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Apple and Mint Chutney. A fresh and fragrant chutney with a bite! Goes well with fish, chicken and meat dishes and is delicious with Leg of Lamb.

Sweet and Sour Melon Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Sweet and Sour Melon Pickle. Delicious served with sea food, especially prawns or shrimps served in their shells. Also goes well with salads.

Cauliflower Couscous Recipe

Recipe for Cauliflower Couscous. This is a great substitute for rice for people who don't like rice and is quick and easy to make. Serves 4.

Spinach and Egg Curry Recipe

Recipe for Spinach and Egg Curry. The coconut milk gives this simple curry a great depth of flavour and adds an appealing edge of sweetness. Serves 4 to 6.

Apricot, Apple and Peach Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Apricot, Apple and Peach Chutney. Goes particularly well with cheddar cheese and tomato sandwiches or with cold roast turkey or other cold meats

Broad Beans with Garlic & Lemon Recipe

Recipe for Broad Beans with Garlic & Lemon. Makes a tasty accompaniment to barbecued meats and makes enough for three generous servings or four smaller ones

Rhubarb Ripple Semi-Freddo Recipe

Recipe for Rhubarb Ripple semi-freddo. A frozen dessert made with rhubarb and double or whipped cream.

Apricot Liqueur Recipe

Recipe for Apricot Liqueur. To improve the flavour, try cracking some of the apricot stones, blanch and skin the kernels and add to the liquid as it infuses

Strawberry Syrup Recipe

Recipe for Strawberry Syrup. A refreshing drink with water or soda added but even nicer when mixed with milk to make a milk-shake!

Blackcurrant Syrup Recipe

Recipe for Blackcurrant Syrup. Packed full of Vitamin C and loved by children. Dilute with water or soda for a refreshing drink.

Turnip Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Turnip Chutney. An old-fashioned chutney that is particularly good with all cold meats. Ready for use in 4-6 weeks but better if left longer!

Sweet Pepper Jelly Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Pepper Jelly. An unusual jelly that is great with cold meats, especially lamb and chicken. Also goes well with prawns and cream cheese.

Gooseberry Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Gooseberry Chutney. Perfect with cheese. It can be used after about a month but the flavours continue to develop for a month or two afterwards.

Leek, Mushroom and Lemon Risotto Recipe

Recipe for Leek, Mushroom and Lemon Risotto. A delicious vegetarian risotto that is full of flavour and has a zingy, zesty taste. Serves 4.

Apple & Date Chutney or Relish Recipe

Like Pan Yan Pickle but could equally be called Apple and Date relish/chutney. Makes several jars depending on the size. No cooking involved.

Almond Ring Recipe

An Almond Ring is a perfect dessert for a special occasion. It's full of almond flavor with a lovely icing to provide that extra bit of sweetness.

Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney Recipe Variation

A dark, spicy Gooseberry and Ginger chutney that is perfect with cheese. It can be used after about a month but keeps for much longer.

Pear, Fig and Walnut Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Pear, Fig & Walnut Chutney. If you prefer a less chunky texture, chop everything (including the walnuts) into smaller pieces.

Old Ma Donothey’s Beetroot Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Old Ma Donethey's Beetroot Chutney. A very sweet chutney that is delicious with ham, sausage, pork pie, cheese and savoury snacks.

Beetroot and Orange Preserve Recipe

Recipe for Beetroot and Orange Preserve - an easy to make, sweet and spicy preserve that is great with cold meats and cheese.

Microwave Green Tomato Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Microwave Green Tomato Chutney. A good recipe as it is cooked in the microwave and not for hours in a preserving pan on the hob.

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade. A lovely breakfast marmalade, makes a good side dish with curry, and brilliant with cheese.

Rhubarb and Date Chutney Recipe

Easy to make recipe for Rhubarb and Date Chutney. A lovely warm and well-rounded chutney. Serve with cheese, pâté, cold meats, sandwiches etc.

Authentic Italian Lemoncello Recipe

Recipe for Authentic Italian Lemoncello. Best stored in a dark place to ensure the colour of the liquid remains true. Makes about 2.5 litres.

Marrow & Courgette Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Marrow & Courgette Chutney. Goes lovely with cheese or cold meats. Best to leave in a cool, dark place for 2 - 3 weeks at least before consuming.

Pear & Walnut Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Pear & Walnut Chutney. Makes about 4 lb (1.8 kg) of chutney. Leave for at least a month to allow to mature.

Onion Pickle Recipe

Recipe for Onion Pickle. Makes 1 to 1¼ lbs (500g) . This pickle needs to be refrigerated and used up within a month but you'll have eaten it before that!

Easy Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe for Easy Strawberry Ice Cream. To serve, take the container out of the freezer about half an hour before serving so it softens a little.

Sweet Beetroot Chutney Recipe

Recipe for Sweet Beetroot Chutney. This chutney can be eaten fresh or will keep for 3-4 months unopened. Lovely with buttered crusty bread and cheese.

Sultana, Cherry and Chocolate Uncooked Cake Recipe

Recipe for Sultana, Cherry and Chocolate Uncooked Cake. Takes less than 30 minutes to make from start to finish and is ideal for making with children.

Jenny’s Cherry and Oat Fingers Recipe

Recipe for Jenny's Cherry and Oat Fingers. Can be served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or custard but are amazing on their own.

Raspberry Buns Recipe

Recipe for Raspberry Buns. Very quick and easy to make and will go down well with the whole family. Children love helping to make these.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake. A classic recipe that's still a firm favourite. Easy to make and can be served on its own or with custard or cream.

Lemon Love Cake Recipe

Lemon Love Cake Recipe. A simple lemon love cake recipe for you to bake. Frequently appeared on the school dinner menu! A firm favourite with children.

Grandma’s Wartime Christmas Pudding Recipe

Recipe for Grandma's Wartime Christmas Pudding. Make in advance and keep stored in a cool, dry place. Heat through on Christmas Day in a microwave.

Christmas Pudding Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe for Christmas Pudding Ice Cream. A lighter alternative for the Christmas lunch or Boxing day tea. Ice cream is easy to make all you need is a freezer

Traditional Bread Pudding Recipe

Recipe for an easy to make, traditional Bread Pudding. Makes 9 squares so should serve 9! Serve on its own or with custard or cream/ice cream.

Bara Brith Recipe

Recipe for Bara Brith or Speckled Bread as it is sometimes known. A traditional welsh recipe that varies from village to village and farm to farm in details

Apple Snow Recipe

Recipe for Apple Snow - An easy to make dessert. This recipe can also be made using rhubarb, gooseberries or pears. Note warning: uses raw egg whites

Green Tomato Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Green Tomato Marmalade An unusual recipe that makes use of green tomatoes at the end of season combined with lemons for a fresh tasting marmalade

Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf Recipe

Recipe for Zucchini (Courgette) Loaf. Yet another way to use up the annual courgette glut - or zucchini as they are called in the Americas

Danish Fruit Soup Recipe

Recipe for Danish Fruit Soup. Serve with crushed rusks, toasted oatmeal or bread cubes, apple boats or dumplings cooked in the soup for 3-5 minutes.

Lemon and Carrot Marmalade Recipe

Recipe for Lemon and Carrot Marmalade. The same proportions can be used for Grapefruit, Half Lemons and Limes and all Limes.

Plum and Orange Jam Recipe

Recipe for Plum and Orange Jam. This unusual jam mixing two very different flavours actually works exceptionally well.

Jellied Beetroot Recipe

Recipe for Jellied Beetroot. This recipe appeared in the SWRI (Scottish Women's Rural Institute) cookbook about 30 years ago.

Apple Flapjack Recipe

Recipe for Apple Flapjack. Easy to make Eat hot with ice cream or cold, in slices, in kids lunch box etc. One to make with the kids on a wet day

Instant Rhubarb Fool (without the custard) Recipe

Recipe for Instant Rhubarb Fool (without the custard). Set in the fridge for half an hour and decorate with more fruit as desired before serving.

Moroccan Chicken Recipe

Recipe for Moroccan Chicken. Serves 4 people when served with couscous or turmeric flavoured rice and flat breads.

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