Category: Pantry

Fig Lemon Jam

Tidbits...The sublime taste of figs freshly picked from the tree is something I discovered since I moved to Italy.  They are still warm from the...

Bufala Ricotto with Prickly Pear Syrup (Marmalade)

Tidbits...This syrup (marmalade) is smooth and clear with a vibrant red-orange color. I like the consistency and use it with panna cotta, several types of...

Quince Cranberry Marmalade

Tidbits...It was not until I moved to Italy that I re-discovered the quince.  I remember at my grandparents home that old tree with the gnarly...

Chunky White Peach Marmalade

Tidbits...These small white peaches are extremely sweet and do not need a large amount of sugar. The lemon adds just the zip needed and brings...

Aunt Anne’s Pear Honey Nectar

Tidbits...The screen door in summertime was always unlocked. Aunt Anne offered us sandwiches and chocolate milk for lunch and afternoon snacks. I remember saltine crackers...

Nespole (Loquat) Jam

Tidbits...It was love at first bite!  Italy has been full of constant discoveries for me.  One discovery were these luscious loquats.  Surely loquats are grown...