Recipes

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Sharing original, seasonal recipes from the cookbooks and the café, focusing on preserving, reducing food waste and inspiring traditional, home cooking & crafts.

Fruit Mince Tarts

Homemade fruit mince tarts are worth the effort. This pastry is crumbly and just sweet enough. Fill tarts with Cornersmith fruit mince, or use your…
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Peach & Lime Jam

A fresh, light and tangy jam that is perfect to make this summer. Feel free to switch the peaches for nectarines or apricots and if…
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Eggplant Kasundi

This is our all-time favourite relish at the Cornersmith Picklery. We serve this with poached eggs, curries, rice dishes, grilled vegetables and meats. Make it…
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Piccalilli or Garden Relish

Piccalilli was one of the first pickles we made at Cornersmith. It is an English interpretation of an Indian Pickle where vegetables are preserved in…
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Chai Spiced Breakfast Prunes

These breakfast prunes, preserved in black tea, honey, and plenty of warming spices, make a wonderful addition to your morning porridge, are delicious stirred through…
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Pickled Green Tomatoes

Green Tomatoes – unripe red tomatoes – are our favourite spring vegetable. Tart, crunchy and delicious, they make the best pickles, and these ones just get…
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Sterilising Jars

Sterilising your jars is essential to give your preserved goods a long shelf life and prevent any nasty contaminants from spoiling all your hard work. Follow…
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Heat Processing

Also called ‘water bathing’ or ‘canning’, this process uses heat to stop the growth of bacteria inside a jar. It lengthens the shelf life of…
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Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemons form the basis of some of the world’s best dishes and every home cook should know how to make them!
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