Tag: preserving

Pickling Basics – Vinegar Pickling for Beginners

Pickling Basics – Vinegar Pickling for Beginners

I’ll be honest with you, I never much enjoyed pickled foods and almost never had any at home. That is until I started experimenting with vinegar pickling my own food. Once I understood the basics I realized how much freedom vinegar pickling my own foods […]

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

Ah, fall. The time of hot tea, beautiful leaves and apples. One day when I have a garden, I want to have an apple tree (or two) but for now I rely on friends. Luckily, they are more than generous and I was able to […]

Blackberry Peppercorn Cordial

Blackberry Peppercorn Cordial

If you’ve read my earlier post this week The Ultimate Guide on Foraging and Preserving Blackberries, you know I’ve been busy picking wild blackberries. The first thing I made with my delicious harvest was a bottle of my blackberries peppercorn cordial. I don’t really like sodas, […]

The Ultimate Guide to Foraging and Preserving Blackberries

The Ultimate Guide to Foraging and Preserving Blackberries

Why should you be foraging and preserving blackberries? I love berries, all of them. Blue, black or red. Big or small. However, berries are expensive and they are only in season for a short time. This is why I am sharing my best tips and […]

Plum Cinnamon and Red Wine Jam

Plum Cinnamon and Red Wine Jam

The other day, a friend invited me to go to her mother’s house to get some homegrown plums. Since I don’t have a garden of my own yet, just a balcony with more plants than space, I always jump at the opportunity of getting homegrown […]


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