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Sterilising & Storing

To avoid food poisoning and stop your stored preserves from developing interesting mould cultures, all jams, marmalades, chutneys and bottled fruit or vegetables should be kept in properly sterilised jars. You can do this by plunging jars and their lids … Continue reading

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Passata di pomodoro

There are few things which, in the depths of winter, overwhelm you with the perfumes of summer as much as twisting the top off a jar of passata di pomodoro (tomato purée). It’s essence of sunshine, with a hint of … Continue reading

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Peach chutney

In my on-going battle to use up our glut of peaches, I’ve been experimenting with chutney. It’s a new departure but, it seems, a tasty one. I kept it far simpler than my very complicated green tomato chutney: just fruit … Continue reading

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