Mango Chutney Quick & Easy

Fresh Mango chutney, nothing beats it for adding to a antipasto plate, or along side a curry, or mixing through some fresh rice. Enjoy it in a freshly made roll for lunch with some lovely cheese. You can increase the heat by increasing the curry powder up to a 1 teaspoon, try it as this…

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Reduced Sugar Strawberry Jam with Vanilla

  Strawberry jam, is there anything better that fresh strawberry jam ? well possibly there are but when comparing shop bought and homemade there isn’t ? Recently on the way home we stopped by  the strawberry farms and picked up some beautiful strawberries. I got a couple of 1 kilo punnets for eating and a…

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Lemon Butter or Curd

  Lemon Butter or Curd whichever takes your fancy – means the same thing but just different ways that people have been raised as to what they call it .. There is some discussion on whether its to do with ingredients but really they are both the same thing… except for Lemon Honey – now…

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Strawberry Jam with Blood Orange & Vanilla Bean

  This delightful strawberry jam is infused with the citrus delights of the blood orange ( can use regular orange out of of season ) and Vanilla Bean added to a gourmet addition to regular strawberry jam.   Ingredients 500g Strawberries Half and Half – Ripe and Not so Ripe 200 g Raw Sugar 1 Blood…

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Nut Butter ( Cuisine Companion )

“Its Not Butter” no “Its NUT Butter” Its so easy to make your own nut butter using a variety of nuts. Almonds , Cashews , Macadamia’s or Peanuts are all good choices. Different nuts produce different creamy textures and natural oils so have a play with different combinations. Note : You can do up to…

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