Pickled Onions

It's the time of year when pickled onions are readily available.  Pickling them is a simple process and they keep for months in a vinegar solution, always at the ready to serve on a cheese platter or ploughman's lunch.  There are few things more warming in winter than a bowl of steaming hot soup and … Continue reading Pickled Onions

Pineapple Relish

With the approach of the warmer weather I noticed that some of the tropical fruits are making their way onto supermarket shelves and decided to make them into something a little outside the usual. Here are recipes for a Pineapple Relish, delicious on hamburgers so great for a barbecue.  I also made a mango chutney … Continue reading Pineapple Relish

Pickled onion time

At last pickling onions are available again.  My daughter managed to find a fruit and vegetable market that supplied her with a 20 kilo bag.  She has since made them into a variety of flavours, using different spices and vinegars.  In winter there really is nothing like a bowl of hot soup and a plate … Continue reading Pickled onion time