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Vegetarian horseradish pumpkin seeds spread
11 months ago

Vegetarian horseradish pumpkin seeds spread

By  •  eat, savory, preserves

As a vegetarian I don’t have a lot of options when it comes to building up a rich sandwich. Definitely not in France, as the French aren’t too fond of …
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Low sugar blackberry confiture
2 years ago

Low sugar blackberry confiture

By  •  eat, sweet, preserves

July and August were overwhelming months blackberry wise. We harvested full bags of blackberries for weeks. I made a bread cake out of them and we ate them in our …
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Making fig confiture on an outdoor stove
2 years ago

Making fig confiture on an outdoor stove

By  •  eat, sweet, preserves

We are having a very productive weekend. Maybe to compensate for the hectic week we had where we didn’t spend much time at home. I personally love it when we …
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Preserved dried tomatoes with garlic in olive oil
2 years ago

Preserved dried tomatoes with garlic in olive oil

By  •  eat, savory, preserves

I have both a love and hate relationship with homegrown cherry tomatoes. I love their sweet taste and their colourful and cute look. And I also can’t ignore that they are …
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Unripe green walnut preserve and confiture

By  •  eat, preserves

The harvesting season for green unripe walnuts began nine days ago for me this year. A bit late, but summer came late this year and everything moved on a bit. …
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Cherry Jam with Rosemary

By  •  eat, sweet, preserves

Cherry season it is. A week ago the cherry season was only starting and the cherries weren’t ripe. But we were eager and the cherries tasted very good already so we decided to start the picking season early. We have been eating cherries like crazy this past week. Every time we walk into the garden we take a detour to the trees to pick a handful to keep us company in the garden. When we go out somewhere and take the car, we pick a bag, to go along with us for a small picnic we might have. I have also made cherry popsicles which were a big success. The first thing I made last week was some cherry jam. We opened the jar today for the first time and it was instant success! Read More

Easy to make cherry popsicle

By  •  eat, sweet, preserves

The cherry trees are bringing us much joy these days. We already harvested twice a big harvest and looking at how much more the tree holds I decided to do some experimenting on how to preserve the cherries for later on this year. But at the same time to see if I can make many different things from the cherries. Prepare yourself for a handful of cherry recipes the upcoming weeks. I have a confiture, ice cream from the cherry pits and cherry juice in the planning. But today we start with a healthy very easy to make cherry popsicle.

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