Preserves | Infusions

The limoncello factory leftovers

My mom has always produced industrial quantities of limoncello.  A set of tiny crystal...

Spicy olive oil

SPICY  OLIVE OIL. We call this "the democratic spicy oil" or "the family solution"....

Rose petal liqueur

ROSE LIQUEUR In my previous life I used to trap smells. As a profession. I used...

Giulia’s elderflower jelly

Making a jelly from flowers has an alchemic feeling to it. It 's not...

Elderberry jelly

My father will not touch my elderberry jelly. Despite my assurance that I have...

How to make pickled squash and other holiday edible...

I know it might seem a bit odd to publish a pickle recipe at...

Spiced grape jelly

I love October in Umbria. Soon the winter sadness will descend on us, but...

Homemade limoncello

. Since the Middle Age medicines have been prepared by alchemists and monks by infusing...

Home-made vanilla extract

There's a spice trail to my house. It's followed by friends who show up...

Pickled watermelon rind

I am always grateful for a new good recipe. Each new recipe is a...