Memorable Marmalades and Unruly Jams

Blood Orange
Blood Orange

Fresh B-C Cranberries
Fresh B-C Cranberries
Cardamom in marmalade
Cardamom in marmalade

The blood oranges, cranberries and cardamom melts together giving a dazzling hue to this delicious marmalade. At Le Meadow’s Pantry this is our antidote to a gaunt rainy week.

Cooking Polpa Rossa Marmalade
Cooking Polpa Rossa Marmalade

There are many uses for this delightful marmalade.. I like to have it on fresh bread with butter… it also pairs well with cheeses and, added to a gin cocktail for a pleasant evening…..

Polpa Rossa Marmalade
Polpa Rossa Marmalade

Cocktail Gin with Polpa Rossa Marmalade :

2 tablespoons polpa rossa marmalade

60 ml Gin

1-2 tablespoons Campari

Sparkling water

Pour all ingredients in a shaker

Add a handful of ice cubes

Mix well

Pour into 4 glasses

Add ice cubes and sparkling water

Gin with Blood Orange and Cranberry Marmalade Cocktail
Gin with Blood Orange and Cranberry Marmalade Cocktail

This week I am also making more of the banana chocolate jam…A naughty jam for Christmas….

Banana Chocolate Jam for Christmas
Banana Chocolate Jam for Christmas

This is where you will find our memorable marmalades and unruly jams this week-end…

Strathcona Winter Craft Fair
Strathcona Winter Craft Fair

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Women’s Winter Faire !

Women's Winter Faire
Women’s Winter Faire

An awesome winter fair with the works of marvellous women artisans.

 The Women’s Winter Faire is about supporting women’s creativity and businesses…

The fair is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with an amazing concert on Friday night… To view a list of all the artisans participating and more information visit soundsandfuries.com

Le Meadow’s Pantry will be there with delectable preserves on Sunday!

Winter Schedule !

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Finally… Where you will find me this Winter! …And more dates to be added eventually… I’m still dreaming of a Winter market in Hawaii…

Vancouver Winter Farmer’s Market:

10am – 2pm ~ East Parking Lot of Nat Bailey Stadium – 30th & Ontario Street

December 14th 2013

January 11th 2014 ~ January 25th 2014

March 8th 2014 ~ March 22nd 2014

April 5th 2014

Port Moody Winter Farmer’s Market :

December 15th 2013 ~ December 29th 2013

January 12th 2014 ~ January 26th 2014

February 9th 2014 ~ February 23rd 2014

March 9th 2014 ~ March 23rd 2014

April 6th 2014 ~ April 20th 2014

Candy Town

1000, 1100 block or Mainland Street, downtown, Yaletown.

November 23rd 2013. 12 noon til 9 pm.

Strathcona Winter Craft Fair

Starthcona Community Center, 601 Keefer Street, Vancouver

Saturday November 30th 10 am til 5 pm

Women’s Winter Faire

Heritage Hall 3102 Main street @15th , Vancouver

November 29 -30- December 1st ~ I will be there on Dec. 1st only~

Under the Tree Christmas Fair

BCIT Burnaby Campus 3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

December 5th 6th 10 am till 4pm

Candy Town!

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SATURDAY, NOV 23, 2013 12 noon – 9PM.

Dress warm, bring your shopping bags and come celebrate with us!

1000 – 1100 block of Mainland Street

Downtown Vancouver’s only free winter festival will transform Mainland Street into a winter wonderland. Lights and candy canes will adorn lamp poles and costumed characters will parade down the street. Holiday shoppers are invited to start their seasonal gift buying in Yaletown with local merchants as well as a specialty market carrying unique gifts and holiday treats. You’ll also find Mainland Street filled with local artisans, street performers and live music.

This outdoor Christmas festival is free, open to the public and sure to get people into the Christmas spirit.

Le Meadow’s Pantry will be there with all kinds of fabulous, luscious and scrumptious preserves!

Autumn Love, Grateful and Letting Go…

Autumn Love

Autumn Love

Wasp Trap
Wasp Trap

Autumn is the season of letting go. Leaves are falling down like pieces into place, the wasps, hornets and other uninvited guests are leaving my garden, and the wind picks up and blow away what is no longer needed.

Strangers
Strangers

Autumn brings sudden changes in people…

Last Raspberries
Last Raspberries

After a summer of abundance, it is time to celebrate and thank all of you who made the choice to shop small and, to encourage the work of artisans at various farmer’s markets throughout the summer. I am grateful I encountered  so many remarkable people.

Quince Jam
Quince Jam

Autumn brought new aromas in my kitchen… Like this luscious  quince jam with a deep glow..

Lemon and Pear Jam
Lemon and Pear Jam

And this resplendent pear and lemon jam ..

Extraordinary Artisans

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Extraordinary artisans and marvelous gifts …just on time for Christmas…Le Meadow’s Pantry will be there all week end with 17 different kind of marmalades and jams . We will be introducing a new marmalade : Pear and Lemon with Cardamom for a touch of richness… Truly heavenly…