Archive for the ‘Recipes: Jams and spreads’ Category

Yes, I can!


I tell you: pear jam caused real frustration in my life. Well, ok, it wasn’t that bad, but it was frustrating, though. The first time, I’ve tasted pear jam, was in France in… let me think… 1993, I think. It was a friend of my mother, who had made it, and since then, I’ve loved […]

It’s elderflower (=Holunderblüten) time! Last year, Anikó posted a recipe for elderflower jelly – I love the taste of elderflower, so I had to try it. (note of the editor: is this getting an Anikó-recipe-copying month? Well…) And it’s perfect: great taste, easy to make! Let’s get outdoors and get elderflowers!

Greetings! The Count von Count (in Germany known as Graf Zahl) is living in my appartment. And he was longing for food from home. The Transylvanian Deli was too far away, so I prepared Zacusca with him – a Romanian (I’m not sure, if it’s even Transylvanian) preparation of veggies that you can use as […]

Jam session


It was during summer last year when I read somewhere about tomato jam. Tomato jam? It was written that you can find it in Portugal and Spain. I’ve never been in Portugal, and I’ve never seen it in Spain, but I was sure that I had to try it. After I’ve tried it, I decided, […]