The cloves are ground with the mustard seeds to make a warm, intense, aromatic mustard
A light, summery flavour perfect for baked salmon, or lemon vinaigrette on hot new potatoes
If your son is anything like mine, you will have to hide these until they have matured!
This wonderfully fragrant vinegar is fantastic in salad dressings or drizzled over salmon before baking in the oven
So easy to make, citrus cordials are absolutely unlike anything commercially produced
A dark, unctious, glossy chutney just perfect with Christmas buffets
More of a mustard pickle, this traditional Italian preserve is surprising, delicious and addictive!
A beautifully warming drink, especially made with hot water and maybe a little of what you fancy!
Add a spoonful or two to soups, stews, gravies or casseroles for that 'je ne sais quoi!'
Don't waste the gin sodden sloes - remove the stones, chop and mix with dark melted chocolate for some unusual after dinner sweetmeats
Lovely plums, evocative of the end of the Summer holidays, and back to school in my mind - looking forward to Christmas