Preserving Fresh Herbs – 6 Ways For Summer Flavour Year Round

Fresh Garden Herbs

Fresh herbs are such a joy for cooks (and eaters). I’m always excited to see the first spring shoots, usually chives and parsley, showing their heads in the herb garden. By midsummer the herb garden is flourishing with them as well as basil, rosemary, thyme, cilantro, dill, sage, mint, lavender and oregano. Everything coming from my kitchenRead more

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage – Pickled Cabbage Recipe

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage with Caraway Seed

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage, is really purple (in colour) cabbage. But it turns red in the pickling brine. As I explained in a previous post, purple cabbage is a PH indicator. It turns red in acidic conditions as with the vinegar in this recipe. And it stays purple in neutral, and green or yellow inRead more