Medlar Liqueur

Here is the recipe for our Medlar Liqueur that i promised to those who listened to the ABC radio Jams and Preserves talkback this morning.  This liqueur is specialty of our house, so rich - perfect for a late afternoon or evening special treat. Here is the recipe: Medlar Liqueur You need to 'blet' the … Continue reading Medlar Liqueur

High Tea in style

A High Tea class here yesterday saw lots of finger foods prepared - jelly cakes, sausage rolls, mini quiches, tiny blueberry muffins, butterfly cakes, Neenish tarts, rum and raisin tarts topped with raspberry, scones and jam and cream, cream puffs, pastry 'straws' and (my favourite) tasty little sandwiches and asparagus rolls. There were pots of … Continue reading High Tea in style

Home-made Ricotta

Here's the recipe much requested on the ABC Jams and Talkback segment this morning: Ricotta 2 litres milk (pasteurised, not homogenised) ¼ cup white or cider vinegar or 1 teaspoon citric acid dissolved in 60ml cool water 1 teaspoon salt Pour the milk in a saucepan and heat to 95 degrees C, stirring constantly. Stir … Continue reading Home-made Ricotta