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Joined: September 21st, 2012

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November 18th, 2023

Slow cooked chickpeas on toast with poached egg from Plenty More

My first recipe from this book, and I found it really easy to make and delicious. I made quite a few changes; I mixed up the onion/garlic/pepper base the night before and soaked the beans. I used small... read more >

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The Complete Book of Small-Batch Preserving: Over 300 Recipes to Use Year-Round

By Ellie Topp, Margaret Howard
Firefly Books - 2007

1st December 2022

Fresh fig and strawberry jam : page 27

This makes a really good jam! I love both figs and strawberries and the jam is a great combination. I've also made it with raspberries in place of strawberries.

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1st December 2022

Gingered rhubarb jam with honey : page 21

I really love this jam since it combines ginger and rhubarb, two of my favourite flavours. I do cut the sugar and honey a bit, and I store it in the fridge. It doesn't last long.

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1st December 2022

Pear raspberry jam : page 23

Very good jam. I chopped the pears into small dice for this and used raspberries from the garden. I also reduced the sugar slightly. Made 7-8 small jars.

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