Tag: preserving

pickled cucumbers

pickled cucumbers

A kilo or so of small lebanese cucumbers that were not going to last the weekend landed in my possession, courtesy of some leftovers at Fareshare. I hate waste, so I used them to make some pickled cucumbers. I’d got the idea to do this after […]

tomato bottling

tomato bottling

I’ve been bottling the odd jar of tomatoes here and there over the summer, when I had too many from the garden to use. But I upped the scale of bottling massively this weekend by spending a good part of Sunday bottling tomato puree at […]

kasoundi

kasoundi

Yes. It is the “attack of the killer tomatoes” month. I have so many at the moment that I can’t possibly use them all, so it is time to start preserving them. Note to self, do not plant 14 tomato plants next year! I’ll be […]

the last peaches on my tree

the last peaches on my tree

Sadly, my beautiful peaches are almost finished for this year. I’ve eaten them straight off the tree, had them fresh or stewed with home made coconut yoghurt and toasted almonds, put them into a salad and used them as dessert.  I’ve even eaten them squashed on toast […]