Quote of the day:
“… then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.
– William Wordsworth
Forage in March for:
Cleavers, Dandelion flowers and leaves, Gorse flowers, Ground Elder , Hop shoots, Alexanders, Primroses, Wild Plum blossom, Sweet Violets
Tag Archives: Jam
Not Quite Strawberry Daifuku – with love
Last week, in a romantic gesture for the V day, I bought strawberries, which according to the label came from … Morocco. Oh dear. I do in fact have strawberry plants in flower in the garden, but only the pink-flowered … Continue reading
Posted in Food, fruit, Plants, Recipes, Whimsy Tagged aduki bean, chocolate, desserts, fruit, Glutinous rice flour, Ichigo Daifuku, Jam, japanese, Mochi, red bean paste, Strawberries, Strawberry mochi, Sweets, Valentine's day 5 Comments
The Bodacious Cornelian Cherry!
Don’t worry, this post is nothing to do with Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (though I’m secretly fond of the film), it is about Cornus mas, otherwise known as Cornelian Cherry. But funnily enough, it turns out that there is … Continue reading
Posted in Food, Nature, Recipes, Trees Tagged Cornelian Cherries, Cornelian cherry, Cornus mas, crop, Food, fruit, Harvest, Jam, jelly, pectin, ripe, setting, tree 16 Comments