Preserving

Beni Shōga – Japanese Red Pickled Ginger

beni shoga

Ginger is an important Asian food, prized for its many culinary, medicinal and health benefits. That fact, along with the love of anything pickled, naturally led to beni shoga or the red pickled ginger slivers served on many Japanese dishes from okonomiyaki to yaki soba.

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Cucumber Relish

Cucumber Relish

This is a marvelous relish to serve with hot dogs or sausages, and also makes an excellent addition to tuna, ham, or chicken salad.

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Jalapeño Jelly

This recipe for Jalapeño jelly makes a fantastic spread  to use with cream cheese and crackers!

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Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

Pickled eggs have since become a favourite among many as a snack or hors d’œuvre popular in pubs, bars and taverns, and around the world in places where beer is served.

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Slatko Lubenice – Serbian Sweet Watermelon Rind

Slatko Lubenice - Serbian Sweet Watermelon Rind

These watermelon preserves from Serbia use only the white rind of the watermelon, and a good slatko should contain whole chunks of fruit so don’t cook this to a mushy consistency.

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