Fruit cordials are really easy to make and you will never go back to shop bought again - great for children or grandchildren - they love them!
Don't waste the gin sodden sloes - remove the stones, chop and mix with dark melted chocolate for some unusual after dinner sweetmeats
I went blackberrying as a child, I took my children, and now my grandchildren - the definition of a timeless classic
'Topping and Tailing' gooseberries - one of my first cooking jobs as a child - happy days
Lovely plums, evocative of the end of the Summer holidays, and back to school in my mind - looking forward to Christmas
Quintessentially English, a late Summer classic, incomparable flavour to enjoy with cheese
Make single variety or a mix - all are delicious, versatile, and capture the essence of early Summer
What a marriage made in heaven - bitter oranges and deep, dark pepper, magical
With it's beautiful garnet colour, Redcurrant Jellyis the tradional partner for roast lamb, but makes a great glaze for fruit tartlets as well
So easy to make, citrus cordials are absolutely unlike anything commercially produced
This is a very special jelly - the only accompaniament for venison at Christmas
A delightfully fresh Spring jam to make, especially if you have some raspberries left in the freezer
A delicious light, summery chutney - great to make if you have a glut of courgettes
Light and refreshing, the classic flavour of Summer - barbeques, tennis parties, Summer weddings - make plenty
The Queen of Marmalades, tender shreds of peel suspended in the glorious orange jel. Delicious.