Earlier this year I was invited to judge a category of the Guild of Food Writers’ Book Awards. I was reminded of the years spent as a librarian buying non fiction titles for public libraries. Would evaluating cookery books, forty five years later demand a different set of skills?
Devonshire Splits and Raspberries and Chocolate Jam Masterclass , Thursday 16th June at 6.30PM, planned to last up to 90 minutes.
I taught my last face to face preserves class in February 2020, unaware that the following two years would see the closure of Denman College ( where I taught the majority of preserving courses ) and other venues forced to close for months at a time due to COVID restrictions.
Following the craze for sourdough and banana bread during lockdown in 2020, Marmalade making became a go to activity during lockdown in the early months of this year.
Last October when I booked a trip to Seville
Between now and the end of February, I have two precious months to juice, slice, simmer and boil the king of citrus fruits,
Traditional mincemeat has been under attack in recent months. Real Mincemeat is made from a small list of specific ingredients. The Jam and Similar Products
Fruit curds are a decadent alternative to jam. They are popular as a spread and as a baking ingredient. Fruit Curds: Make and Bake
This year there has been a bumper crop of blackberries, both wild and cultivated, to make my favourite Chutney and Jams. Following a wet winter,