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Raspberries

Raspberries

Our raspberries fruit twice a season.  This time of year we often get a handful of fresh sun ripened raspberries from our vines every afternoon. Perfect just as they are. Or if you are being decadent have them with a splash of cream.

Old Fashioned Lemonade

Old Fashioned Lemonade

Old Fashion Lemonade 2kg castor sugar (I used raw sugar, or you can use a mixture of both) 1 litre water 30g citric acid 30g tartaric acid Juice from 6-8 lemons Finely grated zest from 2 lemons Heat sugars and water in large saucepan until […]

Plum Jam

Plum Jam

These plums are from my Grandmother’s old plum tree in Wadestown, Wellington. This year has produced a bumper harvest so, what to do with 2½ kg of ripe plums? I decided on a plum jam, it is a great way to use up quantities of […]

Citrus curd

Citrus curd

I had a surplus of egg yolks in my pastry class last week and a bounty of limes from our lime tree, so, what better thing to make than a curd. Lemon/lime curd is quite easy to produce and lasts really well in the fridge. […]

When you get given lemons…make lemonade or?

When you get given lemons…make lemonade or?

It is that time of the year in New Zealand, when those of us who are lucky enough to have citrus trees are facing an abundance of wholesome, delicious fruit.  And let’s be honest – sometimes it is a struggle to find ways to use […]