Category Archives: pastes, jams & marmalades

Oven baked Mirabelle plum jam

Among the most delicate plum variety is the yellow gold colour with sweet rich flavoured and scented Mirabelle plums. Bereketia (Μπερεκέτια) is the Greek name of it. They are harvested mid August when they are fully matured. In sping the … Continue reading

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Cherry Laurel sun-cooked marmalade

Cherry Laurel or Prunus laurocerasus is a fruit native to the Black Sea region of Turkey. It is naturally grown especially in North Anatolia and Northern Aegean coast. It is an evergreen shrub or small tree and the leaves are … Continue reading

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Bergamot jam

I came across to find bergamot fruit at the market and of course it is jam season, I bought them. At least, begamot fruits are not coated with orange dye, to make them more attractive to consumers. Bergamot is usually … Continue reading

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Peach and lemon jam

Traditional preparations for winter that extended from Ottoman period to each kitchen of the villages of Turkey, take place in a festival atmosphere these days. We make winter preparations with solidarity to each other that, time to time our kitchens turn to a … Continue reading

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Strawberry sauce

For an easy strawberry sauce all you need is a red, fragrant and firm strawberry. Make sure the green caps are attached and not be brown. Don’t forget to check the underside of the container to make sure no squashed … Continue reading

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