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Feijoa and ginger jam

May 1, 2018 Filed under Extras

As with every other year, I have a massive crop of feijoas and I’ve bottled them, frozen them and juiced them.  So now I’m into making feijoa jam.  Read more

Preserved feijoas – microwaved

May 2, 2017 Filed under Breakfast / Brunch, Dessert

I’ve preserved feijoas in jars most years to use them long after the season (late Autumn/early winter) is over.  Usually I’ve cooked the fruit on the stovetop and heated the jars in the oven to sterilise them.

This year I decided to try using the microwave oven and it is so much quicker and easier. Read more

How to – hints to help with making preserved sauces

January 29, 2014 Filed under How to...

When you  make tomato or plum sauce, the recipe will usually include a lot of sugar

You don’t put a lid on the pan because the liquid needs to evaporate so the sauce thickens.

You do need to keep stirring it so sauce doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan and burn. this can happen because of the amount of sugar in the recipe.

How to freeze feijoas

April 30, 2012 Filed under Dessert

It’s feijoa time again.  The ground under my tree is a mass of green fruit and those I’m not giving away are getting eaten raw, frozen or bottled.

It’s easy to freeze feijoas.  All you have to do is peel the skins off, Read more

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