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October 20, 2015

One Day Autumn Preserves course

Course description Preserving hedgerow berries has been a household occupation for hundreds – if not thousands of years! On this course we show you the different berries to be found, which ones are particularly good to preserve and how to do it. We will make a range of preserves, some using a mixture of hedgerow … Continued

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September 7, 2012

Pontack sauce recipe

Pontack sauce is an old traditional recipe named after ‘The Pontack’s head’  a restaurant in London in the 17th Century. It has a good strong flavour, I think it’s a little bit like HP Sauce. Ideally keep it for a few months before using, as the flavours mellow. It goes especially well with cold meats and game but … Continued

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Recipes for preserves

Preserving the flavours of the seasons is a thing I love to do. Jams, syrups, pickles have a go it’s not hard. Lime Blossom syrup I made this syrup about a week ago. It’s got a really unusual, melony, flavour – I’d say a bit like fruit salad. If you can still find some lime blossom … Continued

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