quince in a box

A Beginners Guide to Making Quince Paste

Our young quince tree pretty much doubles the amount of fruit it produces each year. This year there are plenty for quince paste, jelly and poached fruit, next year I may be setting up a factory!

rhubarb sauce

rhubarb sauce

recipe supplied by a reader Ingredients 1 kg rhubarb 500g onions 250g sugar 500g chopped dates or raisins 1.2 litres vinegar 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon salt

peach chutney

peach chutney

recipe supplied by reader Ingredients 10 peaches, peeled and chopped 4 apples, peeled and chopped 2 onions, finely chopped 1 teaspoon each of ground ginger, nutmeg, alspice 1 teaspoon mustard seed juice and rind of 2 oranges 2 cups white … Read more »

Preserved       Beans

Preserved Beans

Ingredients 1.2 litres water 1 tablespoon plain salt 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar

Plum       And Honey Spread

Plum And Honey Spread

Method Place wiped plums in a saucepan with a small amount of water and bring to the boil, simmer until plums are tender. Rub plum pulp through a sieve. Measure pulp and weigh 2 ½ cups honey for every litre … Read more »