My favourite preserve recipes.
The allotments are very productive and would probably feed a family of four, but we are a family of two and some cats – who aren’t very keen on vegetables – so we tend to have a bit of a surplus. I decided to share with you some of the recipes I’ve used to take care of the glut.
I have to find something to do with the lined up carrier bags that John brings back full of produce and strategically places where I’m most likely to trip over them and break my neck! Guess what everyone is getting for Christmas?
Where a recipe calls for muslin, I usually end up using a laddered pop sock (preferably clean!) as I’ve failed to find a local supplier of muslin in sensible amounts
Recipe for Beetroot, Cabbage and Horseradish Relish. The amount of horseradish can be varied depending on whether you like it strong or mild.
Recipe for Organic Grapefruit & Armagnac Marmalade. Other alcohol flavours than armagnac go well with marmalades, particularly dark rum, brandy and whisky