More uses for your wonderful home made jam

More uses for your wonderful home made jam

Have you, like me, been making wonderfully fresh and delicious home made jam from all the fantastic produce available in the summer, perhaps from garden or allotment? I simply love loading up the cupboards with jars of jewel coloured preserves. Home Made Jam Recently,...
Home made blackcurrant jam

Home made blackcurrant jam

Blackcurrants are incredibly good for us, very rich in vitamin C and polyphemols when eaten raw, e.g. In a classic summer pudding like this wonderful looking example from Delia Smith They are easy to grow, not needing much looking after and reward you with 10-15lbs of...
Crispy Lemon Skin and refurbished pots

Crispy Lemon Skin and refurbished pots

Crispy Lemon Skin I read recently about crisping up lemon skins by frying them. I can’t remember now where it was. I’ve just googled and there are a few places that talk about it, but can’t find the one where I saw it. Anyway, I thought it sounded...
Two tins of tomatoes. Is there a difference worth having?

Two tins of tomatoes. Is there a difference worth having?

The Thrifty Lesley U3A cookery group met on Tuesday. We made Spinach & Ricotta Pasta, Green Lentil Shepherds Pie and Carrot and Sesame Burgers. Comparing The Two I also thought it would be an interesting exercise to directly compare two tins of tomatoes,  a tin of...