Preserves | Infusions

Giulia’s elderflower jelly

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

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.

Spiced persimmon and orange jam

PERSIMMONS. I better hurry up and pick them before the frost makes them burst. Every...

Home-made vanilla extract

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

Spicy olive oil

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

Pickled watermelon rind

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

A Simple Recipe for Candied Orange Peel

Home made candied orange peel are so much better than store-bought. Make your own candied zest with this easy and quick recipe and use this wonderful ingredient dipped in chocolate, diced in a fruitcake, biscotti and other sweet treats.

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.

The limoncello factory leftovers

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

Figs preserved in spiced wine syrup

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