Tag Archives: Jam

Homemade mandarin orange marmalade crostata (crostata di marmellata)

I have never tried a crostata di marmellata (jam tart) until I travelled to Italy. I did not even have that in a restaurant because it is not a restaurant dessert but the kind of cake that you find in … Continue reading

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Greek inspired: Homemade carrot marmalade on greek yogurt

I had the most amazing yet unconventional dessert on Naxos (See my previous post on the highlights of my time in Naxos). After a lovely meal having grilled fish and an assortment of cold dips with bread, the lovely waiter … Continue reading

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Peanut butter and jelly macarons

I can think of more than a few people who would go absolutely nuts over peanut butter and jelly. I suppose it goes way back to their childhood where they were treated with PB&J sandwiches for breakfast, lunch or tea … Continue reading

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Homemade apple and plum jam

A recent trip to the supermarket reminded me that plums are in season. I did went a little berserk loading up on those indigo black plums and ended up with about 2kg of them. I could probably think about a … Continue reading

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Mandarin orange marmalade, let’s jam away!

The Chinese love having mandarin oranges (or “kam”) in their houses over Chinese New Year because “kam” translates to  gold in the Cantonese dialect. It signifies abundance and prosperity for the whole year. These mandarin oranges are indeed auspicious to … Continue reading

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