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Meat Free Monday – Pickled Cauliflower

Meat Free Monday – Pickled Cauliflower

Welcome to Meat Free Monday this disgracefully rainy bank holiday and we’ve been up early pickling for service a La Petite Bouchée, we like to serve as many homemade, locally sourced items on the menu as we can. Our pickles are popular with cheese course especially or as an accompaniment […]

Heaven Preserve Us – Pickled Chioggia

Heaven Preserve Us – Pickled Chioggia

 I have converted candy striped beetroot for ages having seen it appear on my plate recently and I was delighted when amazing organic and biodynamic Brockmans Farm had some at our local food market in Crystal Palace a couple of weeks ago and lovely Laura bought me some as a present. So what is […]

Attika Pickled Rhubarb

Attika Pickled Rhubarb

It is no secret that the Swedish like pickles, and Sweden has rightly become famous for something called ättika. Well, it is no secret that I love pickling too, so of course we had to track it down in the local supermarket. Attika is a really strong vinegar that has a distinctive sour […]

Some Like It Hot – Pickled Stuffed Banana Chillies

Some Like It Hot – Pickled Stuffed Banana Chillies

We’re learning about Banana Chillies this morning. These are the best chillies for pickling and today we’re stuffing them with sauerkraut then pickling them.The banana pepper or banana chilli is a medium-sized chilli pepper with a mild, tangy taste. While typically bright yellow, it is possible for them to change […]

Heaven Preserve Us: Caraway Seeds – Harissa Paste

Heaven Preserve Us: Caraway Seeds – Harissa Paste

I’ve cooked a lot for Heaven Preserve Us recently and i’ve been experimenting using different flavour combinations to enhance our recipes. Caraway is one of the spices we use in our new range. Here’s a bit about this quite extraordinary little seed. Caraway, also known as meridian fennel,or Persian cumin, is a biennial plant in […]

Heaven Preserve Us – Crab Apple Jelly

Heaven Preserve Us – Crab Apple Jelly

At Heaven Preserve Us, we are all about flavours, delicious and tantalising flavours. We want to introduce old favourites to a new audience and crab apple is one of those fabulous ingredients which doesn’t spring to the forefront of your mind when choosing a preserve. Malus is a genus of […]