A soft, beautiful pink-red jam where the fragrance of raspberry and lychee is underscored by a little rose. This was inspired by a collaboration between Pierre Herme and la fée des confitures, the incomparable Christine Ferber. Her confiture Ispahan is a two-layer jam with lychee, raspberry, and rose. As far as I know, this item is only available for […]
Fresh-tasting, fragrant, and easy to make. Lemongrass and raspberries are lovely and bright together. If you’re new to preserve-making, this is one of the first you should try as it’s fairly quick (from raw fruit to hot, sealed jar of jam in 1 hour!), it’s a very small batch (one jar! one!) and is a little […]
I am newly 24.
This is what I remember:
1. At 17, a blistering scald on my finger from Italian meringue and Italian meringue buttercream, all for the sake of macarons. A plaster still on my finger when I went on that once-in-a-lifetime school trip to Florence. (Year 13 History of Art and Photography. We felt grown up drinking rosé in view of the duomo.)
It seems only a short time ago that I had discovered preserve-making for myself. I began with marmalade out of sheer curiosity–didn’t even like the bought stuff, but it seemed like an intriguing process full of bubbling pans of jewel-like fruit. Smitten with the fact that I was turning out bright jars of delicious jam […]
Listen: do not even speak of hand-made marshmallows in the same breath as the factory-made ones. I speak as someone who, as a child, consumed rows and piles of Flump – charming, but no comparison. Hand-made marshmallows are the most delicately fragrant, sugary dream. I won’t lie to you, these are effort. Marshmallows involve manifold […]