As a micro employer I am affected by red tape from the EU and the UK, the UK I cannot ignore being within its boundaries the EU, it seems, at the moment, is a movable feast until June 23rd. The EU has had an undoubted influence on the UK and much I would say has… Continue reading Views from a small marmalade business on the EU Referendum
Cranfields Marmalades have re-branded to The Proper Marmalade Company! Made the Cranfields way, in the Cranfields kitchen using the same award winning Cranfields recipes, all that is changing is our name and imagery. We have launched with our traditional “Proper” marmalade range and our more quirky off the wall “Improper” marmalade range. We will slowly be… Continue reading The Proper Marmalade Company
~ BRAND NEW ~ Exclusively designed for Cranfields, from our new “Cranfields Recipes” range – our multi award winning Seville Marmalade Recipe on a tea towel! Our Seville Marmalade has most recently won a Great Taste GOLD Award for 2013, alongside winning a Silver Artisan Marmalade Award in both 2009 and 2010 at The Original… Continue reading Seville Marmalade Recipe Tea Towel
It may be a little later than I anticipated but I have attempted to replicate panyan pickle based on the ingredients listed on the original jar. A couple of ingredients have changed, I used cornflour rather than potato starch to thicken the pickle and I suspect I am using a better quality vinegar than the… Continue reading Panyan pickle reconstructed.
As the New Year approaches I have decided to share some of the simple do’s and don’ts I have learnt in setting up the business to help inspire those who are looking for jobs in this area. Every week I get inquiries but we are tiny and unable to help other than the help I… Continue reading Setting up a preserve business do’s and don’ts
I came up to the office/kitchen this morning to print off some labels (great Sunday morning) to be greeted by an answerphone message left the evening before from Lulu Benson co- founder of a chutney festival in Peebles near Edinburgh. I’d won, can’t quite believe it, a jar that only went in at the last… Continue reading Ist Neidpath Castle International Chutney festival
Well the programme is aired tonight and I am feeling positively apprehensive. Positively, because I have been extraordinarily lucky to have had the opportunity to have some air time promoting something very close to my heart….preserving good produce and apprehensive because I came out with some of the most crass comments which I hope will… Continue reading Kirsties Damson Jam