Condiments and conserves

Orange Marmalade

Orange Marmalade

Looking for a simple yet wonderful homemade Orange Marmalade Recipe? You've found it!Orange Marmalade: my Melbourne memoriesEvery time I enjoy some chunky Orange Marmalade, I think of Melbourne. I wasn't really a fan of marmalade until I tried homemade-style marmalade...

Tomato Sauce Recipe

Tomato Sauce Recipe

This Tomato Sauce recipe will take you back to a time when the internet, Uber and Insta didn't exist – but tomato sauce tasted a whole lot better. Remember what tomato sauce used to taste like? You will once you cook up a batch of this! Enjoy your homemade tomato...

Passionfruit Curd

Passionfruit Curd

Passionfruit pulp: is there anything that smells so wonderful, looks so exotic and conjures up so many recipe ideas? Nana Ling has quite a few lovely recipes jotted down in her notebooks, including this simple passionfruit curd recipe. Growing PassionfruitWhen we...

Raspberry and Rosella Jam

Raspberry and Rosella Jam

If you need something to brighten your day, this raspberry and rosella jam may be the answer. It'll brighten not just your day but the weeks ahead as you enjoy it on toast, scones or wherever else you can squeeze in some jam. It's inspired by one of Nana Ling's jam...

Blood Orange Marmalade

Blood Orange Marmalade

There's something very decadent about blood oranges, with their pretty crimson-infused flesh and the berry-like flavour which swirls through the citrus tang. They're certainly lovely to eat on their own, and are just as wonderful as an ingredient in...

Simple Strawberry Jam

Simple Strawberry Jam

Updated: 29 February 2020This strawberry jam recipe satisfies my two top jam-making essentials: it's simple and it works! Once you make up this recipe you will never buy strawberry jam from the store again. Trust me! When it tastes this good and is so simple to make,...

Easy Lemon Curd

Easy Lemon Curd

    This easy lemon curd recipe uses just one lemon and takes about 15 minutes to put together. For that 15 minutes of effort you get a medium jar of lemon curd which can last for a week or two when stored in the fridge – though I guarantee it won't last...

Mandarin Jam

Mandarin Jam

Make breakfast extra special with homemade jam. Whether you prefer toast, croissants or crumpets, this Mandarin Jam is the perfect accompaniment. (I can certainly vouch for the croissant and Mandarin Jam option!) The original Mandarin Jam recipe is dated July 1941 and...

Nan Mac’s Mock Cream

Nan Mac’s Mock Cream

My Nan Mac was the Queen of Sponge Cakes. This is her old-fashioned boiled mock cream recipe.

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