Recipe Finder: Prepare for Christmas
This is a very special jelly - the only accompaniament for venison at Christmas
The cloves are ground with the mustard seeds to make a warm, intense, aromatic mustard
Dark and intense, with a hot flavour derived from the cracked black pepper
This mustard is most delicious with steak - or duck, really, really good
A well-rounded pungent mustard loved by all
If your son is anything like mine, you will have to hide these until they have matured!
Delicious with cold meats on Boxing Day - especially gammon
A traditional recipe, a fantastic flavour - just like Granny used to make
This sauce is absolutely delicious - make some!
This easy sauce is simply delicious and a must-have for family parties
Make this lovely sauce and breakfast will never be the same again
Easy to make, appears fiddly but takes only a few minutes each day
This has a well rounded fruity flavour - nothing acidic about it
This is a delicious mincemeat with a lovely buttery flavour
Nothing like the bright red sticky cherries found in cocktails - these are deep, dark and dangerous!
These lemons are traditionally used in Middle Eastern cooking but are a delicious addition to any casserole or stew
This versatile vinegar couldn't be any easier!
Herb vinegars can be made with a mixture of herbs or just a single variety
This wonderfully fragrant vinegar is fantastic in salad dressings or drizzled over salmon before baking in the oven
This is a sweetened version of Raspberry Vinegar traditionally poured over Yorkshire Pudding, it is also delicious with hot water added and taken as a soothing drink
If you like a bit of heat in your chutney then this one's for you
Lovely warm spices give this chutney a great flavour
Sweeter than Sloe Gin, this liqueur is beautifully warm and fruity
Fruit cordials are really easy to make and you will never go back to shop bought again - great for children or grandchildren - they love them!
A country square in Italy, hot sunshine, a breeze through the trees, well, almost
Add a spoonful or two to soups, stews, gravies or casseroles for that 'je ne sais quoi!'
Don't waste the gin sodden sloes - remove the stones, chop and mix with dark melted chocolate for some unusual after dinner sweetmeats
I went blackberrying as a child, I took my children, and now my grandchildren - the definition of a timeless classic
Dark and glossy, full of flavour, one of the first Summer jams
Lovely plums, evocative of the end of the Summer holidays, and back to school in my mind - looking forward to Christmas
Quintessentially English, a late Summer classic, incomparable flavour to enjoy with cheese
A dark, unctious, glossy chutney just perfect with Christmas buffets
A soft, fruity chutney making the most of Autumn's pears
Superb Autumn chutney made with a hedgerow harvest
A delicious relish to ginger up cheese sandwiches or serve with curry
A little bit of Summer in a bottle
A sweetened version of blackcurrant vinegar with the added depths provided by fresh bay
More of a mustard pickle, this traditional Italian preserve is surprising, delicious and addictive!
A savoury sauce great with cold meats or duck
A boozy, delicious jar of plums all ready to be served with good ice-cream, pavlova, cream and/or shortbread
A delicious Autumnal cordial - try it hot as a hot toddy!
A lovely autumnal chutney to make with the abundance of plums
A beautifully warming drink, especially made with hot water and maybe a little of what you fancy!
Gingered Up with coriander, cardomom, black pepper and fresh ginger this chutney is hot and fruity!
This is possibly my absolute favourite jam, but not often seen these days
A dark and delicious mincemeat - with no added fat, ideal for vegans
I love this chutney - great for 'everyday'
Dark and dangerous - these figs are very moreish! Use leftover balsamic to drizzle over salad or bruschetta
Luscious and velvety, nothing beats home-made lemon curd