Strawberry, Lime & Vanilla Jam

strawberry lime vanilla jam

Print Strawberry, Lime & Vanilla Jam Author: Vanessa Gibson   With strawberries so well priced at the moment, I just couldn’t resist stocking up the pantry with a big batch of jam! The extra flavours of lime & vanilla are so tasty – makes a perfect gift to pass on. Ingredients 1.5kg strawberries, halved (after removing… 

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Berry Chia Jam

berry chia jam

Print Berry Chia Jam Author: Vanessa Gibson   Ingredients 400g berries (I used part fresh strawberries & part frozen raspberries) 20g fresh lime juice 20g honey/rice malt syrup (optional or adjust to your taste) 10g chia seeds Instructions Place berries, lime juice and honey/syrup in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook for 5 minutes, smashing… 

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Tomato Relish

tomato relish

5.0 from 1 reviews Print Tomato Relish Author: Vanessa Gibson   Home-made relish really is something special – I love the flavours in this one. Perfect as an accompaniment to a Zucchini Slice or Quiche, or just as delicious with a bit of cheese on a sandwich! I always have this one in the pantry -… 

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Capsicum & Onion Relish

This relish is a bit of a combination of a recipe from the latest Super Food Ideas magazine and my favourite home-made Tomato Relish.  It is simply delicious and I think it’s our new favourite relish.  Even better when you can get capsicums & onions on special at Charlie’s!  It’s perfect on sandwiches, burgers, pizzas,… 

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Raspberry Jam

Gorgeous detail on the jars!  The raspberry is the 2nd from the right 🙂  As I’ve previously shared, my resolve for this year has been to only make, and not buy, all of my jams, relishes & chutneys. It’s been great fun trying new flavours, and making new things out of seasonal produce. But of… 

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Mushroom Paste

This is a fascinating recipe that I made a little while back after being given a few boxes of mushrooms.  It was the perfect way to use up a heap before they went slimy.  This preserve really highlights the mushrooms’ natural flavour and can be used mixed through pasta, on a pizza, as part of… 

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Beetroot Relish

beetroot relish

Print Beetroot Relish Author: Vanessa Gibson   Ingredients Ingredients 800g fresh beetroot, peeled and grated 1 medium red onion, chopped 2 large green apples, peeled, cored and chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1¾ cups red wine vinegar 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon salt Instructions Combine beetroot, onion, apple, garlic, vinegar, sugar and salt in a… 

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