Preserves

Feijoa + Lime Jam

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! It’s been a while since we had some jam around here. Hopeless. This one is mostly for the kiwis. Since the rest of the world is generally perplexed about what a feijoa is. If you can…

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Preserves

Quince + Bay Leaf Fruit Cheese

Prep Time : 15 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 45 + 60 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Patience is a Virtue Hello my lovelies! Quinces are very special to me. My parents grow them at my childhood home. And they send me a care package of several kilos every year. I mostly just…

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Preserves

Blackberry + Brandy Jam

Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jammin’ Hello my lovelies! It’s about time we circled back to jam. We’re pulling together a recipe to make any time of year really. Let’s face it. In NZ even at the height of their seasons our fresh berries are…

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Preserves

Plum, Hibiscus + Rose Jam

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jammin’ Hello my lovelies! Can’t stay away from jam for long. Especially now I have my new copper jam pan. It is so beautiful. I made it a special spot on display in the kitchen. Sigh. It makes fabulous jam…

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Apricot Twist Jam

 Prep Time : 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 30 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Jam Hello my lovelies! It’s jam season. I won’t shut up about it. Sorry not sorry. Apricot is my all time favourite jam. Today we are putting a zesty citrus twist on it. Sunshine in a jar. Apricots can be…

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Preserves

Chilli + Lemongrass Jam

 Prep Time : 10 + 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 + 30 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Preserves Hello my lovelies! I love preserving season. I am going mad with all the jams and pickles I want to make. I have already made plum jam with some of my smuggled crop from back…

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Preserves

Lemon + Vanilla Marmalade

 Prep Time : 30 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 1 1/2 Hours | Total Time : 2 1/2 hours | Difficulty : Jam Hello my lovelies! Jumping back into it with one for all my lemon loving friends out there. You never see marmalade made with just lemons. We’re totally going to make it a thing. It’s so…

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Preserves

Homemade Cultured Butter

 Prep Time : 5 + 60 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : Overnight | Difficulty : A bit messy Hello my lovelies! I’m a fan of butter. Especially on toast. There’s nothing like it. And I can’t go past a good DIY. Cultured butter tastes more buttery. If you can believe it. Which you should.…

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[Small Batch] Golden Peach + Bourbon Chutney

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 45 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Apologies to the Kiwis this one is perfectly timed for the northern hemisphere. Or people who stash peaches in their freezer like me. Put it in your back pocket for later – summer will be here…

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