Sunday, August 31, 2014

Blackberry Recipes - that time of year again

Hi All,
That time of year again - blackberry picking - and if you have some apples and rhubarb also your away in a hack.
These recipes take work and effort - so ensuring its shelf life and giving you something of your own through the dreary winter is worth putting equal effort into.
I strongly suggest you read my previous posting on preserving, it is worth taking the effort.
Trust me, when you hear jars with a pop-up top 'click' as they cool, its a very rewarding feeling to know that's a batch of Your work that can safely be stored in the larder/kitchen for the next 12 months, until the next harvest.

Here are 4 blackberry recipes - click on the highlighted text to link to the recipes

Blackberry Curd  Smooth, velvety - really worth the effort

Blackberry Chutney - A staple of English West Country cooking, and a real delight

 Blackberry Jam - the quintessential Connemara childhood memory

Also try Beetroot and Blackberry Salad - Outstandingly good with Tom Durkins' Spiced beef from Cork
Enjoy the rest of the Autumn - and sorry for the gaps in the blog, I promise to try harder, soon.

Please, please, please do take the time to comment and let me know what you think, I really appreciate the time and effort taken.

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