Nici Wickes' top recipes for preserving fruit

Fleeting days of summer and an abundance of in-season fruits, means it’s time to break out of preserving jars and prolong the sweet taste of sunshine.

Food To Love|Mar 08, 2019

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  • Rhubarb chutney

    I love the way Mum and her friends have swapped recipes over the years when their gardens are overflowing with produce that needs using up. This chutney recipe comes from Mum’s good friend Sue and it’s so simple to make.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 24, 2019

  • Christmas Day jam

    This strawberry and cherry jam recipe is perfect for Christmas Day, as the hints of cinnamon and vanilla give it a beautiful festive flavour. Have it with scones in the morning for breakfast!

    Nadia|Nov 29, 2018

  • Carrot, cabbage and ginger kraut

    The carrot and ginger in this sauerkraut recipe add a fantastic new zing, fermenting for at least five days to get the best flavour development possible. What a delicious way to get those probiotics!

    Food|Nov 29, 2018

  • Lime marmalade

    This lime marmalade is a deliciously tangy addition to your morning breakfast spread or afternoon scones. The tartness of the limes is balanced out by the sugar, creating a beautiful flavour.

    Food|Nov 16, 2018

  • Festive plum and strawberry jam

    This is such a lovely Nici Wickes jam recipe! It’s so seasonal and great as a little Christmas gift for anyone. And it can be made ahead of time, so you won't get stuck in the Christmas rush.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Nov 16, 2018

  • Homemade balsamic pickled onions with chilli and thyme

    Take your next platter to a whole new level with this homemade pickled onion recipe. Easy to master and even easier to eat, these onions go down a treat with sandwiches, cheese and crackers or on a ploughman's platter.

    Nadia|Mar 19, 2018

  • Simple blackberry and apple jam

    All you need is four ingredients to bring this simple blackberry and apple jam recipe to life. Share a jar with your nearest and dearest or keep in the pantry a delicious dose of fruity goodness whenever you want

    Nadia|Feb 02, 2018

  • 12 of the best jam, preserve and chutney recipes

    Make like your nana and get to work preserving the best of the season! Dig into our best recipes for plum jam, peach chutney, preserved lemons, tomato chilli jam, mango chutney and more.

    Now to love|Jan 24, 2018

  • Indian-spiced tamarillo chutney

    Tamarillo takes to spices brilliantly. While this Nici Wickes chutney recipe is well spiced, it isn’t overly hot – there’s just enough heat to keep it interesting. Try it with cheese or roast pork

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Jul 03, 2017

  • How to make your own marinara sauce

    Marinara sauce is an Italian essential. Made with tomatoes, onions, garlic and herbs, it’s perfect for bulk cooking and can be bottled or frozen. Here's how to make your own.

    Food|Apr 03, 2017

  • Ratatouille chutney

    Filled with exceptional flavour, this tasty ratatouille chutney recipe is fantastic dolloped onto ciabatta rolls filled with plenty of rare roast beef. Delicious!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Oct 25, 2016

  • Bacon-wrapped rissoles with chilli jam

    These bacon-wrapped rissoles are perfectly complemented with the homemade chilli jam that's the star of this easy recipe. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes and crunchy broccolini for a tasty dinner

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|Jul 18, 2016

  • Chicken liver pate

    Chicken liver pate can be served on toast or biscuits, with drinks or, set in small individual containers, it is a perfect first course for a dinner party.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Jul 07, 2016