Limited Edition…Sour Cherry & Rhubarb Jam

Année de cerises rouges met le rire sur toutes les bouches.

 

Sour Cherry & Rhubarb Jam Le Meadow's Pantry
Sour Cherry & Rhubarb Jam Le Meadow’s Pantry

Splendid June is the combination of the best flavours June has to offer: sour cherry and rhubarb…

 

Local Strawberries at Le Meadow's Pantry
Local Strawberries at Le Meadow’s Pantry

We also have plenty of fresh local strawberries in our kitchen…

 

 

White Peony Le Meadow's Kitchen
White Peony Le Meadow’s Kitchen

 

Just on time to celebrate the Summer Solstice….

Sour cherry and rhubarb are a limited edition, come get a jar of pure delight :

Wednesday June 18th : Main street Farmer’s  Market 3pm til 7pm

Thursday June 19th : Yaletown Farmer’s Market  2pm til 6pm

Saturday June 21st : Kerrisdale Farmer’s Market 10am til 2pm

Sunday June 22nd : Ladner Market 10am til 4pm

 

Cherry Clafoutis

Queen Anne Cherry
Queen Anne Cherry

This is our first harvest of Queen Anne Cherries… Delicious, sweet and sticky!

Cherry Clafoutis
Cherry Clafoutis

This is the cherry clafoutis we made with our Queen Anne Cherries….

Cherry Clafoutis
Cherry Clafoutis

Halfway between custard and cake, this traditional dessert will bring the French countryside to your table with its subtle richness.

Cherry Clafoutis

1 cup or more , cherries, pit removed

1 tablespoon butter

3 eggs

Pinch of salt

1/3 cup cane sugar

¾ cup flour

1 ¼ cup of milk

1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Preheat oven at 375F

Butter a shallow 2-quart baking dish.

1-Toss cherries with 1-tablespoon sugar and spread evenly in baking dish.

2-Combine eggs, milk, flour, salt, vanilla, zest and sugar in a blender and blend until smooth.

3-Pour batter over cherries.

4-Bake clafouti until puffed and golden 45 to 55 minutes.

5-Cool slightly on a rack.

Delicious Cherry Clafoutis
Delicious Cherry Clafoutis

The children had clafoutis for bedtime snack and for breakfast the next morning…

Balsamic Strawberries
Balsamic Strawberries

We made some strawberry jam and added some aged Balsamic vinegar…A very intense jam…

Cherry
Cherry

Then I combined the most exciting flavours of June : Cherries and Rhubarb to make a splendid jam..

Bowl of Cherry
Bowl of Cherry

We named this new jam Splendid June!

This week end is a busy week-end for us..we will be at the Shipyard Friday night, in Squamish Saturday all day and Sunday in Whistler!

Come get your jam!!

Ready For the Market!

Ready for the Market

With over twelve different flavours..and more to come, we are ready for the market!

Getting Ready for the Night Market at the Shipyard

Tomorrow we will be at the Shipyard again, last week was cold and rainy~ Vancouver~ but we still had a good time and want to thank all of you who brave the rain and cold night to try our preserves!

Saturday you will find us at the Squamish Farmer’s Market.

Dandelion
Dandelion

Our Dandelion Nectar was a success!

Rhubarb in Bloom
Rhubarb in Bloom

And the Rhubarb in Bloom !

Sowing Oats
Sowing Oats

Meanwhile at Le Meadow’s, everything is looking beautiful and we are working very hard to have the sweetest fruits for our preserves!

So Many Cherries!
So Many Cherries!

Soon we will have so many cherries to turn into luscious preserves! Keep an eye for our Rhubarb and Cherry Jam!

Iris against the Barn
Iris against the Barn

We hope to see you this week end! Friday night at the Shipyard in North Vancouver and Saturday all day in Squamish!