Recipe Finder: Store Cupboard
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!
Add a spoonful or two to soups, stews, gravies or casseroles for that 'je ne sais quoi!'
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
'Topping and Tailing' gooseberries - one of my first cooking jobs as a child - happy days
Lovely plums, evocative of the end of the Summer holidays, and back to school in my mind - looking forward to Christmas
The freshest taste of raspberries ever, a beautiful Summer jam
The jam of garden parties and tennis matches - delicious!
Summer Pudding in a jar - none better
Quintessentially English, a late Summer classic, incomparable flavour to enjoy with cheese
Make single variety or a mix - all are delicious, versatile, and capture the essence of early Summer
With it's beautiful garnet colour, Redcurrant Jellyis the tradional partner for roast lamb, but makes a great glaze for fruit tartlets as well
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
A light, summery flavour perfect for baked salmon, or lemon vinaigrette on hot new potatoes
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 delicate flavour, summery and fresh
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 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 vinegar is such a great colour and flavour, one of the first in the preserving year
This versatile vinegar couldn't be any easier!
A beautifully fragrant vinegar, very easily made
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
a delicious, tangy chutney that every curry is undressed without!
A soft, fruity chutney making the most of Autumn's pears
Superb Autumn chutney made with a hedgerow harvest
Make this as hot as you like and then use it on things and in things!
A delightfully fresh Spring jam to make, especially if you have some raspberries left in the freezer
A tasty recipe using the first fruits of the Summer
A delicious relish to ginger up cheese sandwiches or serve with curry
One of the best things you can ever make to bring instant flavour to everyday cooking
A little bit of Summer in a bottle
A lovely warm, well-rounded chutney with a deep flavour
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!
Old fashioned it may be but I think it's delicious!
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 versatile chilli sauce to use in things or on things!
A beautifully warming drink, especially made with hot water and maybe a little of what you fancy!
A lovely flavour and great in sandwiches
A warm, smooth chutney - you can really taste the orange
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
A delicious light, summery chutney - great to make if you have a glut of courgettes
Sweeter than Sloe Gin, this liqueur is beautifully warm and fruity
So easy to make, citrus cordials are absolutely unlike anything commercially produced
A dark, unctious, glossy chutney just perfect with Christmas buffets
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
Nothing like the . . .er . . .best known make - this has fantastic flavour, an authentic colour good enough to eat on its own
Light and refreshing, the classic flavour of Summer - barbeques, tennis parties, Summer weddings - make plenty
I love this chutney - great for 'everyday'
Dark and dangerous - these figs are very moreish! Use leftover balsamic to drizzle over salad or bruschetta