Chunky Tomato Sauce

Chunky Tomato Sauce

A lovely rich red, homemade chunky tomato sauce that is the perfect partner for sausages, pies and more.  Naturally sweet with only a small amount of added sugar, you can ditch the store bought sauces for good. Tomato sauce (or ketchup) is a favourite everywhere....
Simple Strawberry Vanilla Jam

Simple Strawberry Vanilla Jam

The Simplest Jam EVER!  One pan, 4 ingredients and 30 minutes is all you need to bottle up the taste and aroma of fresh strawberries.  Lucky this Strawberry Vanilla Jam is so easy to make because it won’t last long. For several months every year, we have a...

Perfect Peach Chutney

With peach season fast coming to a close, here is a great recipe for Peach Chutney to take advantage of any cheaper buys that are around.   There are lots of great spices and flavours in this chutney that makes it a great match for any meat. One word of caution is...

Lilly Pilly Homemade Jelly

I got a call from my friend Wendy a few weeks ago that went something like this: Wendy – “I’m going to pick some lilly pillies – do you want some?” Me – “I guess so, what are you going to do with them?” Wendy –...

Sweet Red Capsicum Relish

If you are a cheese lover, no doubt you have tried the many fruit pastes that are currently very popular as accompaniments to cheese.  Well today I have a new delicious alternative to add to your next cheese platter – Sweet Red Capsicum Relish.  It is particularly...
Nectarine Chutney

Nectarine Chutney

  Last week at the markets there was the first real flush of stone fruit available.  Plums and nectarines were leading the charge so I got a carton of each.  The nectarines, although small were full of fabulous flavor but with only a short shelf life so the plan...

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