Sea to Sky Friends…

Fine Spring at Le Meadow's Pantry
Fine Spring at Le Meadow’s Pantry

I hope you enjoyed your winter..

 

 

Inspiring Morning at Le Meadow's Pantry
Inspiring Morning at Le Meadow’s Pantry

 

Here at Le Meadow’s Pantry we have been busy concocting all sorts of beautiful preserves…

 

 

Fragrant Days at Le Meadow's Pantry
Fragrant Days at Le Meadow’s Pantry

 

Our latest is a sour cherry and red currant jam infused with Chaga Chai tea from Namasthé… also a fresh spring marmalade; orange, lemon, fresh bay leaves and orange blossom water…

 

Sweetest Petit Déjeuner at Le Meadow's Pantry
Sweetest Petit Déjeuner at Le Meadow’s Pantry

 

I will be traveling on the Sea to Sky Highway tomorrow. If you would like to add some delicious preserves to your morning or your Easter Brunch, contact me and I will be happy to stop by…

 

Le Meadow's Pantry at Vancouver Waldorf School Spring Market
Le Meadow’s Pantry at Vancouver Waldorf School Spring Market

 

Sunday you will find me in North Vancouver at the Vancouver Waldorf  School Spring Craft Fair along with other fabulous artisans!

 

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!!