Tag: preserves

In a pickle…

…But some of these fruits and vegetables Are still good A little soft A little wobbly A little less sweet Just add some sugar And soak it in vinegar Let the sharp bubbles Oxymoronically float… Read the rest on my Patreon, available for all… Continue Reading “In a pickle…”

Jam

Sticky, clicky poppy lid Snaps open; nasal bliss Ensues; a sugary mid Morning madness Red, glistening, pips Upon my shoulder Captain of the preserves Conserve my energy For this conserve A jewel upon my knife Then spread on wheat Burnt, golden, sweet Jam makes… Continue Reading “Jam”

Food Alert: Iranian Style Veg Stew

Totally vegan, totally by accident! Onion, spuds, squash, tomatoes, ras el hanout, cabbage, parsley and just a touch of preserved lemon. 

Preserved lemons

My other half bought me a gorgeous tagine for Yule, and after having taken it out for a successful maiden voyage (mutton with olives and apricots) I’ve been inspired to explore North African cooking a little more. These preserved lemons are easy and satisfying… Continue Reading “Preserved lemons”