Watermelon Rind – 3 ways…

Whaaat! – you can eat watermelon rind? – I never knew. Its probably due to being bought up in the UK and only having watermelon once every 3 years and that was because it was on offer in the supermarket (nothing wrong with being frugal!). However, if it wasn’t for my BFF who now lives in…

Orange & Campari Marmalade

Dollop factor Rating: 5/5 Homemade: now stop it! of course it is.   Under normal circumstances marmalade should take forever to make…softening skins overnight, juicing, deseeding, cutting, shredding, blah, blah, blah… it´s just taking the pith! (you´re welcome). In my mind, marmalade should just be made with massive dollops of love. (this is me winging it)…

Lemon & Juniper Marmalade (basically this is Gin Jam!)

Dollop factor rating: 6/5 Homemade: Yes! ….thank you very much Midway through a 4 hour walk in the hills of Arico here in Tenerife, in 36c heat (that’s about 95 degrees fahrenheit in old money) which left me gagging for water, more water…and a little cheeky glass of wine to aid recovery (thank you Bodega Cumbres…

Sweet & Hot Red Pepper Jam

Dollop factor: 5/5
Homemade: Yes …thank you for asking

I love a chutney, I love a chilli, I love a jam…so what better way to brighten up a dull sarnie or a dry ole cracker than with a ´whoa, that´s better!´ dollop of this jam. Try with…