Mucky Mango Chutney

Mucky mango chutney. Sweet, spicy, sticky and tangy…who can resist this delicious home-made lime and mango chutney? I started making this by accident as I couldn’t buy mango chutney here in France and now, I have to say, I prefer this. The lime pickle in restaurants in the UK is too strong for me and […]

Christmas Apple Chutney

Here is an easy recipe for Christmas Apple Chutney. It’s packed full of Christmas flavours with apples, lemons, ginger and cinnamon. If it’s made now it will be ready to eat in December and will make a perfect gift for someone. Although I’m a massive fan of Christmas dinner I have to say that Boxing […]

Preserved, Oven Dried Tomatoes

I used to be so organised. Well not anymore. I used to wear suits and heels to work. Well not any more….three quarter lengths and walking boots are more my thing. Back in the UK all the Christmas presents were bought and wrapped, with input from Father Christmas of course, by the end of September. […]

Redcurrant Jelly

redcurrant jelly

Redcurrant Jelly. There’s a bit of a story to this so please bear with me. When we first bought the house in 2010 I scoured the supermarkets so I could see what I would need to find elsewhere. One of the things I couldn’t find was redcurrant jelly. Panic! How would I ever make my […]