Stepping out

“Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.”

Anaïs Nin

 

chamomile flowers
chamomile flowers

 

Stepping out of the kitchen to admire the chamomile flowers under the plum tree…

 

 

cherry tree
cherry tree

I started dreaming of cherry clafoutis….

 

lemon balm
lemon balm

…melon, lemon balm and spearmint ..

 

lavender
lavender

 

…boysenberries and lavender crème fraîche…

 

classic strawberry jam
classic strawberry jam

 

…must go back to the kitchen..

Sincerely hope to see you on this beautiful sunny week end.

Lonsdale Quay Saturday and

First of the season Ladner Market on Sunday!!

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..

Limette is Back … C’est la Fȇte!

Green Lime Marmalade
Green Lime Marmalade

How I’ve missed you little lime!

Green Lime Preserves
Green Lime Preserves

I’ve invited you back in my kitchen…

Lime & Meyer Lemon Marmalade
Lime & Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Along with some unexpected friends…

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

Sweet Meyer lemons, fragrant lemongrass, cooling mint, spicy ginger, hot Tequila and a smokey touch from Vancouver Island…

Limette Marmalade
Limette Marmalade

This playful marmalade is a classic cocktail companion for  Martinis, Mojitos,  Cuba Libre or simply added to sparkling water..

Splendid when used as a glaze over roasted halibut or wild prawns.

Available this Sunday at Port Moody Farmer’s Market…if you dare to brave the rain and wind…

Oh… and we also have Apple and Honey Butter with a delicate Lemon Thyme flavour, and Pear, Quince, Honey and Vanilla Butter…

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

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!

Honey…

Beloved Honey
Beloved Honey

Golden treasure of the earth drawn from the flowers and the labor of bees, honey has been sweetening our life long before the discovery of sugar…

Honey in Jam
Honey in Jam

Before beet and cane sugars were known in Europe and around the Mediterranean, honey was the primary agent for sweetening and preserving fruit..

Star Anise
Star Anise

The pretty star gives a bright warm note to earthy blueberries…

Blue Velvet
Blue Velvet

This is our blueberry jam… rich in flavours with a touch of honey and, suave like blue velvet

Blue Velvet and Cheese
Blue Velvet and Cheese

Pairs well with bold cheeses such as Cabra Romero or a creamy Bonne Bouche…