Seasonal Preserves by Joanna Farrow
The traditional art of preserving is enjoying renewed popularity and this timely book includes everything both aspiring and experienced preservers need to know to get perfect results every time. Following detailed advice on choosing the right ingredients and equipment, the 100 delicious sweet and savoury recipes cover every kind of preserve for every time of year, from jams, pickles and chutneys to sauces, cheeses and cordials. The scrumptious recipes include traditional preserves such as Gooseberry and Elderflower Jam, Damson Cheese and Chilli Tomato Chutney as well as the more adventurous Oven Dried Tomatoes in Fennel Oil, Cherry and Almond Ratafia and Syrupy Poached Kumquats. From vodka and gin to curds and butters, there really is something here for everyone.