Month: October 2015

Blueberry Grapefruit Jam

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In the Kitchen / In the Larder / jams & jellies / jams & jellies

I have a freezer full of summer fruits; gathered in their peak and frozen to preserve freshness. It is my own secret garden. This jam combines the summer goodness blueberries hold, with beautiful winter grapefruit. I love it spooned onto toast, but I also have been using it as topping for cheesecake, filling for my homemade pop tarts,and as a delicious swirl in my morning yogurt. blueberry grapefruit jam 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 2 […]

Every Day Crumb Cake

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breakfast / cakes / desserts & sweets / In the Kitchen

Iprefer a piece coffee cake to birthday cake because it has to rely on itself to be good. It doesn’t have some kind of amazing mocha-buttercream frosting to make it moist or big red roses with that funny but somehow pleasing taste. Also, it really does taste great with coffee or a mug of tea. It reminds me of my grandparents who insisted on having coffee and cake while playing gin and smoking cigarettes on […]