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Preserving kiwifruit

November 25, 2015 Filed under Extras

Faye has asked if she can bottle kiwifruit.  I’ve never tried this so I did some research and found that it is possible but Read more

Ripen kiwifruit quickly

May 16, 2012 Filed under Tip of the Day

If you have some hard unripe kiwifruit, put them in a bag with an apple and store it in a dark place for a day or two.  The apple helps the kiwifruit to ripen more quickly.

Raspberry flavoured jam

March 5, 2012 Filed under Extras

Some time ago Dianne asked about a Jam Aid she used to use to make jam with a raspberry flavour  but using green tomatoes instead of raspberries.

We didn’t find a recipe for Dianne at the time, though our research showed that there were lots of recipes around that made an artificial version of raspberry jam. Read more

To tenderise steak

November 27, 2011 Filed under Tip of the Day

Tenderise cheaper cuts of steak before cooking, rub the surface of the meat with a slice of kiwifruit before cooking.

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