Pickles, pickles, pickles, I just love preserving fruit and vegetables this way. These pickled carrots just sing of spring time and are the perfect addition to salads and sandwiches etc, just watch out Bugs Bunny doesn’t nick them first!
Who doesn’t like carrot cake, I love it. All those spices and aromatics go perfecty with the sweetness of carrots, so why not make carrot cake jam. This simple recipe ticks all the boxes for a sweet treat for toast, scones, oatcakes or with your cheese board of an evening.
Savoury salt is a great addition to your store cupboard/larder and makes whipping up any meal a whole lot faster when your most basic seasoning already packs a punch of flavour. Although you can buy flavoured salts in the shop it is so much better to make your own.
This easy recipe for Medieval Wine is the perfect thing to make for a last minute foodie gift or for your Christmas and New Year parties at home as it is ready to drink within twenty four hours. You just knew it had to be one of my booze recipes right before Christmas, it would…
Seasoning salts are all the rage these days and can be pretty pricey in the shops so why not make your own? My recipe for Mediterranean seasoning salt brings together all the gorgeous flavours of the Mediterranean with sea salt to make the perfect kitchen condiment to add to your cooking.
Mustard puts a bit of heat and spice into all sorts of things from your traditional Christmas baked ham to grilled cheese sandwiches and my Highlander Mustard is no exception. With a wee dash of whisky it will add that bit of Scottish style to your foodie gifts this Christmas.
Coconut curd is a great addition to your preserving reportoire and just a nice change from the usual lemon curd and others that usually grace the tea table or breakfast toast. If you have never made curds they are simple to make, check out my resources page.
Oat and Almond Crumble Crackers are a sort of fusion of Scottish and French biscuits, a wee bit of the Auld Alliance here between Scotland and France. These biscuits are savoury but without any added flavourings so you can pair them with both savoury and sweet toppings.