Category Archives: Preserves

Garam Masala

I used Garam Masala in the Spiced Cauliflower Soup recipe. It can be bought in the supermarkets but is fun to make yourself and fresher giving a more intense flavour. Ingredients¬† 3 Tbsps coriander seeds 3 Tbsps cumin seeds 6 … Continue reading

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Preserved Lemons

This recipe was given to me by Keryn. It is delicious in salads, stews and in or with curries. Ingredients 12 ripe lemons 3 tsp rock salt 6 small bay leaves 6 small sticks of cinnamon 6 tsp black and … Continue reading

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Quick Tomato Ketchup

We have a plentiful harvest of tomatoes all ripening together! I have doubled the quantity and made ketchup twice in the last two days. I am storing the jars in the refrigerator as I do not know how well it … Continue reading

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Chili Sambal

My Harissa recipe brought me a similar chili recipe from Laureen. It is a Malaysian and Thai dish. It stores well in jars and freezes well. Ingredients 500 gm red chilies 150 gm garlic, peeled and crushed 150 gm raw … Continue reading

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HARISSA (Chili) PASTE

I have noticed that Harissa paste is entering new recipes. I did a little research to find out if it is vegan. Thank you Tony for this recipe. I am giving it to you but have not tried it as … Continue reading

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Green Papaya (Pawpaw) Chutney

Thank you Tony for sending me this recipe. Our pawpaw tree dropped a branch in the high winds the other day. It is laden with green pawpaws and I was wondering how to use them. Ingredients 1.5 Kg green pawpaw, … Continue reading

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Spicey Mango Chutney

My husband Tony made this yesterday. Sorry my blog still is not accepting photos. Spicey chutney; Ingredients 5 under-ripe mangos peeled and chopped, 330 gms caster sugar, 400 mls vinegar, 2 chillies 2 garlic cloves sliced, 1Tbsp grated fresh ginger, … Continue reading

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