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. […]

September is…..Picking, Pickling and Preserving.

Luckily it is still warm and sunny here with plenty more barbecue days to come. The main summer guests have left La Maison Verte and our family visitors have deserted us too. The pool is free for us to use when we want but the grass is still growing and needs to be cut every […]