Cherry and Apple Jam Just in Time for Holiday Craft Fairs!

Apple & Cherry Jam
Apple & Cherry Jam

 

Tomorrow is our first Christmas Craft Fair of the season and I made a new jam to celebrate! Cherry and Apple is our latest delight. Thin slices of apple and whole black cherries are floating in a light syrup with hints of fresh mint and vanilla…

St. Thomas Aquinas High School

541 West Keith Road, North Vancouver

Sunday November 2nd, 2014

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is 2$ & parking is free

Tomorrow you will also find:

Marmalades:

Lemon & Vodka

Blood Orange

Thick Cut Orange

Lime & Lemongrass

Orange & Lemon + Orange Blossom Water

Pear & Lemon

Jams:

Blueberry Honey

Black Plum Vanilla Brandy

Spiced Apple & Cranberry Jelly

Apricot

Raspberry

Balsamic Strawberry

Black Plum Honey & Star Anise

Pear & Ginger

Pear, Maple Syrup & Sage

Plum, Black Currant & Shallot Chutney

Rhubarb & Ginger

Dandelion Confit

Nectarine

Banana & Chocolate

And more!!!!

Bon Matin Emerald

Daffodil Morning Le Meadow's Pantry
Daffodil Morning Le Meadow’s Pantry

 

Blossom Le Meadow's Pantry

Blossom Le Meadow’s Pantry

 

Say Bonjour to Emerald, Orange Vanilla Dream, Clair de Lune, Banana Gone Gourmet, Limette, Bitter Sweet Morning , Polpa Rossa and all our other favourites

today at

VFM, Nat Bailey Stadium, 10-2 , rain or shine.

North Delta Spring Market Tomorrow !

Le Meadow's Pantry's Grapefruit Smoked Sea Salt marmalade
Le Meadow’s Pantry’s Grapefruit Smoked Sea Salt marmalade

raspberry-2blueberry honey

lime tequilaapricot jam spoon

banana chocobalsamic strawberry

North Delta Spring Market  11-4 Sunbury Hall, this Sunday, March 16th along with 50 local chefs, artisans, bakers & craftspeople.

Le Meadow’s Pantry will be there with over 18 different flavours to discover !

So, It’s Been a While…Come for a Visit !

Genevieve in the Kitchen

January was spent in the kitchen…

Chopping Lemons
Chopping Lemons

Chopping, chopping and chopping some more…

3 citrus and gin marmalade
3 citrus and gin marmalade

Macerating and infusing…

Lime, Meyer Lemon, Lemon Grass and Tequila Marmalade
Lime, Meyer Lemon, Lemon Grass and Tequila Marmalade

Cooking and transforming…

blood orange marmalade
blood orange marmalade

Capturing subtle essences…

Orange Vanilla Marmalade
Orange Vanilla Marmalade

Reinventing classic recipes…

Genevieve
Genevieve

So, now is time to meet at the market. Dress warm and come get a jar of marmalade; pure sunshine in a jar..

Nat Bailey Stadium this Saturday, February 8th, 10-2 pm..

Time to Play…

Empty Boxes
Empty Boxes

 It has been such a fabulous and abundant year…

New Flavours in my Kitchen
New Flavours in my Kitchen

 It’s time to play and bring in new flavours… You won’t see me at farmer’s market for the next few weeks, I will be busy in my kitchen….

I am thinking of apple caramel butter, quince and pear butter and, of course lot’s of marmalades…My favourites will be back:

Grapefruit and Smoked Sea Salt

Lime Lemongrass Ginger and Tequila

Grapefruit, Orange and Lemon with Gin

Seville Orange and Cinnamon

Check back often to find out the new flavours…I have a few surprises …

If you can’t wait to see me at the market, I will be happy to ship anywhere or deliver (if you’re around Vancouver, North- Shore or Burnaby) any of your favourites!

In stock right now I have :

Quince Marmalade

Blood Orange Marmalade

Orange Vanilla Marmalade

Red Currant and Raspberry Jam

Golden Apricot Jam

Blueberry Honey Jam

Balsamic Strawberry Jam

Classic Strawberry Jam

Banana Chocolate Jam

Pear and Ginger Jam

Pear Maple Syrup and Sage Jam

Here it is….

red currant raspberry jam
red currant raspberry jam

 Juicy raspberries suspended in ruby-like jelly…

Jewel-Like Red Currants
Jewel-Like Red Currants

Everything just got suddenly way better….

Perfect Pair
Perfect Pair

Come get yours…Will be at Vancouver Farmer’s Market ~ Nat Bailey Stadium~ on Saturday December 14th, 10 am ~ 2 pm…

Holiday Market at Portobello West !

Festive Jams
Festive Jams

Over 75 of Vancouver’s best designers and artisans will be at Portobello West this week end!

Come join us for this holiday market!

We will be there Saturday December 7th and Sunday December 8th 2013.

Creekside Community Center, Olympic Village.

11:00 am – 5:00 pm .

$2.00 admission at the door…

Be sure to pick up a copy of this week’s The Georgia Straight paper for Free Admission to the Holiday Market on December 7th & 8th!

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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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!

                                                 Yaletown BIA logo

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!