Watermelon rind jam is something my mother made when I was a child, although not all Romanian families were making this kind of jam. It’s pretty unusual because it uses the rind of the watermelon and not the sweet red flesh. I love the idea of making this jam for a few reasons. Firstly of
Mushroom Ketchup sounds like a very posh and new version of the well known tomato ketchup. But, the reality is that ketchup was made with mushrooms, long before the discovery of the Americas and, thus, of the tomatoes. It was a Western version to an Asian spice and so, the mushroom ketchup was very salty
I’ve been loads of times to the International shop, as I call it, or ethnic shop if you prefer that description and I’ve noticed a set of tahini with grape molasses, the two ingredients needed to make Tahin Pekmez. It’s very likely that you, like me, haven’t heard of Tahin Pekmez before. I bought the
This raspberry sauce is delicious. I’ve used it for both savoury and sweet dishes. The sauce is made from only two ingredients: raspberries and lemon juice. This means that is sharp and very versatile. I’ve used it instead of pickle over a cheese sandwich. I’ve also used it to flavour yoghurt, alongside some honey. The
I’m very keen on homemade jam. The best thing is that I can try to make jams from all sort of fruits which are not available on the market. Like this papaya jam. I found a big bunch of papayas in the reduce to clear aisle. It’s the best place to get very ripe fruits
My husband made Cinnamon Squash Jam for me yesterday. I had to share the recipe as it was delicious. As I mentioned on twitter, one of the best homemade jams I ever tried. I planned to make it, but I wasn’t feeling very well, so my husband stepped in and made the jam for me.
Pina Colada Jam or Pineapple Coconut and Rum Jam, however you want to call it, is amazing. I’ve used coconut cream and due to its high content of fat, this will make the jam more rich and velvety. It’s a delicious combination. I was delighted with it and we nearly finished two jars, even though