Gift from the Kitchen #3 – Preserved Lemons

December 12th, 2009 / comments 2

Lemons preserved in salt are a condiment used in traditional Moroccan dishes. They will be a perfect gift for my friend Daniel who has been trying to perfect his version of chicken tagine.

ZPF Lemon Branch 01 Gift from the Kitchen #3   Preserved Lemons

I think a jar of these lemons will help him. This recipe has only two ingredients and needs no cooking so it is a breeze to make. Here’s how I made it: … read more

Gift from the Kitchen #2 – Lemon Rosemary Relish

December 11th, 2009 / Comments 0

I created a lemon rosemary relish for Richard, my friend who loves to barbeque chicken even if he has to shovel a path through the snow to get to his grill.

ZPV Rosemary c egbert Gift from the Kitchen #2   Lemon Rosemary Relish

The relish is perfect as a way to add flavor and moisture to well browned chicken.  It will also add a spark to a ham sandwich. Here’s how I did it: … read more

Gift from the Kitchen #1 – Blueberry Lemon Marmalade

December 10th, 2009 / comments 3

This time of the year my kitchen is a workshop for making Christmas gifts.

Ptp holly wreath Gift from the Kitchen #1   Blueberry Lemon Marmalade

Lemons are sunny, versatile fruit that can be used to create sweet and savory treats. Blueberry lemon marmalade is the first of three lemon gifts from my holiday the kitchen.

I made this marmalade for Jeanine, a baker – friend, who will appreciate this delicately tinted pink topper for her homemade scones. Here’s how I made it: … read more

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