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Made our first fig and lime preserve from and on the farm. Recipe as follows:

1kg Brown sugar
Half a packet of baby green figs ( get them before the mousebirds do)
5 almost ripe limes, cut the skins and rind in thin lines, squeeze the juice of two of the limes into the pot.
A tablespoon of ground cinnamon.
A table spoon of nutmeg
1 litre of water.

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Put on the stove at medium heat for about 2 hours.

Sterilise glass jars and bottle mixture with figs and lime.  Check out last years fig blog post.

 

 


A google map of my backyard. 

 


Something that never stops making me stop and look like a meerkat is the beautiful sunsets on Ramblers Rest. This was just before dinner time a couple nights ago.

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