Category: Fruit

4 Easy Steps to Making Your Own Jam, with Recipe

Follow these four steps for almost every jam you make Choose your fruit. Wash & crush it Boil the fruit in a little plain water till soft When soft & cooked, add the sugar and pectin, mixed. Then add lemon juice or cream of tartar Boil rapidly to 104° C (220°F) and it will be …

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Spicy Strawberry Chutney with Baked Brie

Sriracha and caramel; cayenne and chocolate; ghost pepper and molasses; chilies and honey. If these flavours have your mouth watering, then the sweet heat trend may be inviting your tastebuds out for lunch. Gone are the days when a simple touch of heat was enough to make a dish stand out. The demand for greater …

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Whip Up the Delicious Taste of Summer This Fall

Although summer is at its end, summer flavours don’t have to be over yet. This is the prime time to enjoy nostalgic treats that extend the taste of summer into your fall fun. What’s more, while we may return to routines, that does not have to signal the end of strawberry season, since strawberries can …

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Pistachio Gazpacho with Watermelon and Cucumber

By Chef Gerald Hirigoyen, Piperade, San Francisco Chefs Laurent Manrique, Roland Passot and Gerald Hirigoyen hold the most envied title of their profession: Maître Cuisinier de France or Master Chef of France. Chefs are chosen to join one of the world’s most prestigious culinary associations through an exhaustive six-month review process that dates back to 1951. For …

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Easy Strawberry Appetizers to Elevate Your Next Gathering

The more the merrier when it comes to appetizers. These gathering-friendly recipes are delicious and sure to be an instant conversation starter. Using bright red strawberries in your appetizers, which are available year-round from California, is a spectacular way to “wow” your guests. Whip up something sweet or savoury with these bright beauties the next …

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Watermelon Granita Recipe

This easy dessert is a simple take on a summertime staple. Watermelon packs vitamins C and A and lycopene, a potent antioxidant. It’s also a great food for weight control. A single one-cup serving can satisfy a sweet tooth with just 49 calories, making it one of the fruits least concentrated in sugar and calories. …

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Recipe: Yuzu Blueberry Sorbet Cake

The flavor for all your summer meals, yuzu Look again, that’s not a lemon, it’s a yuzu! This citrus fruit is bright yellow, round and slightly smaller than an orange. The taste is between that of a grapefruit and a mandarin orange — tart but very sweet scented. While the fruit itself is almost never eaten on its …

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Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie Recipe

Cool off with a sensational smoothie Summer stirs up memories of hot days and cool treats – and there is no better way to cool off than with a refreshing fruit smoothie. With lemon, strawberry and almond beverage, it tastes rich, but is actually good for you. Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie Ingredients 3/4 cup (175 ml) …

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Frozen Yogurt & Coconut Banana Pops

Frozen yogurt, coconut, and banana make healthier pops Nothing puts a smile on your child’s face like an icy cold snack after a long day at the playground. Swap out the sugary snack for these homemade frozen yogurt and coconut banana pops. “They’re so easy and so tasty, your kids won’t even realize they’re eating …

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Recipe for Blueberry Hazelnut Pancakes

Delicious blueberries are a favorite for good reason – they’re rich in disease-fighting nutrients and are a good source of antioxidants. Now you can enjoy them even more throughout the year, as Canadian researchers are working on growing and storing them longer outside the normal season. The team at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Kentville Research …

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