Preserves | Infusions

How to make Candied Citron Peel

Bring your fruitcake and biscotti to the next level with this simple recipe for candied citron. Homemade candied fruit is vastly superior to store bought one and, as an added bonus, you can use organic citrus and avoid artificial additives.

Figs preserved in spiced wine syrup

Sometime I wish to have a year that is entirely made of September. This...

Homemade limoncello

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

Spiced grape jelly

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

Chunky Italian-style sweet orange marmalade

Looking for the best orange marmalade recipe? No need to look for Seville oranges, you can use ordinary oranges and a few lemons and obtain a wonderful marmalade with this no fuss recipe from Italy.

Giulia’s elderflower jelly

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

Home-made vanilla extract

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

Elderberry jelly

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

Rose petal liqueur

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

Pickled watermelon rind

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