P. Recipe by: PaolaAlbanesi. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'foodbloggersofcanada_com-box-4','ezslot_6',117,'0','0']));If you're an FBC Member and would like to submit to future weekend link roundups, make sure you're signed up to receive your members-only newsletter where we list all the weekly roundups for the current month (don't receive your monthly member newsletter? Think of it as a boozy, spiced plum compote – It is traditionally served with fluffy pancakes but it could be a seasonal topping for cheesecake or ice cream! The first step is to wash, slice in half and pit your plums. And latest studies are showing it’s not the safest method, so be sure to keep in fridge to store (like I mention in the recipe). https://www.savoringitaly.com/torta-di-mela-e-prugne-apple-and-plu/, Pitta ‘Mpigliata-Calabrese Fruit and Nut Pastry. I also skipped the turbinado sugar and just used granulated sugar. 20 Fresh Plum Recipes Savor the sweet flavor of fresh plums with these 20 Fresh Plum Recipes. Your email address will not be published. This week, we wanted to highlight the prune plum, a deliciously sweet fruit that closes the summer season! I think it is so satisfying to make your own jam…and wait until you taste it! Hope that helps. It’s in the refrigurator now. A clafoutis is somewhere between a cake and an eggy pancake, which means you can 100% enjoy it for dessert or breakfast. 1 kg/ 2.2 lbs plums (Italian plums or regular) 2 ½ cinnamon sticks (Note 1) 5 anise stars 1,2 liter water/ 40 fl.oz/ 5 cups water 500 g / 1.1 lb/ 2 ½ cups granulated sugar And hey, your friends sound like my friends…they know where to get the good stuff. My friends kept making toast so they could eat more of the jam. If your plums are approaching overripeness, this chilled plum soup recipe is the perfect way to use them. Place the bowl in the fridge for at least 8 hours (or overnight). They are only available for a short period of time and not in all regions. But if it doesn’t seem ready, keep on stirring and slowly cooking. Next, place the plums, sugar and lemon in a bowl. A delicious, Italian-style vanilla sponge cake with pine nuts is topped with ripe plums and flavoured with cinnamon. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, cinnamon, cream of tartar and baking soda. XX. Transfer chicken pieces as they are done to a platter. Italian plums, also known as the European-style plums, are ripe for harvest by the end of August/beginning of September. The plums taste super sweet after being baked and the cake is incredibly moist and fluffy on the inside. The tasty Italian plums sit in an easy to make flaky pastry that's gently flavored with almond flour and thyme. 40 Items Magazine subscription – save 44% and get a cookbook of your choice Try our perfect plum recipes. Be sure to keep stirring for about 15-20 minutes. Your recipe looks good.) I have 3 lbs of Italian plums in my fridge and I am ready to go forward with this recipe. Dumplings. Season plums and onions lightly with salt. Your email address will not be published. Thanks for letting me know, Linda! Add the plums, mix well and simmer for 7-8 minutes until the plums are soft but not mushy. Not a Canadian but can’t find anything mentioning a recipie my mom got from her very English Mother. Oh, sounds fantastic. You're currently on page 1 Page 2 Next; Ultimate plum & apple cobbler. Also I came across your recipe AFTER I had mixed 2 tbs of regular pectin with the sugar and mixed it. Place a teaspoon of jam on the plate. Really happy you enjoyed! Comment document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "af95cae132f9df7eefd37d150de23e3a" );document.getElementById("f6ad90802c").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Your email address will not be published. Jo. He implored us, “Please come see my wife’s tree…it’s filled with fruit!” It’s one of those memories from my solo travel days in Italy that I can’t forget. Happy you enjoyed!! 4 people made this. Sprinkle with a little raw sugar (demerara or other type) if desired, for a crunchy top. Spoon the batter into a springform pan of 8, 9 or 10 inches. IF you have a cool storage area, store there after you do water bath. I haven’t doubled it, but it should work fine! I’ve been trying to think of what I can make with them and I LOVE a good jam so I was excited to try this recipe! Thanks , Hi Gwen-It’s a canning method that is supposed to help to seal the lid to the jar for jams and jellies(inversion canning). Thank you for sharing. This is a totally pectin-free recipe! HOW TO MAKE ITALIAN PLUM PECTIN-FREE JAM? Bake for about 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. This recipe makes 1 jar of canned plums. Drizzle everything with olive oil. And that you loved my story of the couple and the plum tree. Hi Elena-Thank you for letting me know! This was my first attempt at making jam ever!! We give instructions on storing the jam in the fridge. Yum! The next day they are ready to cook up! This jam is so nice paired with pancakes, waffles and especially a simple toast. All you have to do is click here to subscribe! Besides being delicious, prune plums contain phenols, which are powerful antioxidants and are a good source of vitamin K and vitamin C. Ready to enjoy these luscious end-of-summer treats? It is very tart – almost sour – but so fresh and the sweetness of sugar balances it out. If it sets within a minute, your jam is ready! 10 Delicious Recipes using Dried Plums. Slowly simmer the plums until it thickens up. This somewhat rare fruit in the United States plays a big role in the German kitchen. Learn how your comment data is processed. This stone fruit has soft, sweet juicy flesh that tastes delicious in jams, chutneys, puddings and crumble. 10 Easy, Nut-Free Lunchbox Snacks for Kids & Adults. I also want to try using this jam in a cheesecake recipe or maybe some kind of crumble. Add the orange rind and vanilla. Plum recipes. You can make juice, jam, and a wide variety of cakes with all different kinds of dough or batter. Their ability to create a high concentration of fermentable sugars not only makes them the ideal candidate for drying, but also for making preserves, wine and brandy. Native to the Italian peninsula, they have even a slightly sour flavor that makes them so unique and simply addictive! What an amazing summer! Filed Under: Italian Recipes, Italy, Recipes Tagged With: canning, jam, preserves, prune plums, vegan. From crumbles to jams to cakes and pies, there is a fresh plum recipe for everyone to enjoy! If you’re thinking ahead to the holidays, this would be the most lovely Christmas gift. Use underripe plums to make a tangy Georgian (yep, the country) sauce for grilled kebabs or puree them with a red pepper jelly to make a glaze for chicken legs. My Mom called it Plum Pot Pie. Hi Felicia-How lucky are you to have your own Italian prune plum tree! There is a method to check if it’s ready by placing a small plate in the freezer. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge overnight (or at least 8 hours). <3 I adore Italy. It does have that lovely, rich flavor. This recipe is great with any fresh, large sausage. Thank you and happy you enjoyed! Then made a sweet buiscut dough,dropped like dumplings when the plums were simmering. The first step is to wash, slice in half and pit your plums. Try out some of our tangy plum dessert recipes including one of our sponge cakes (there’s one with custard too), a crumble or jam. I hope you enjoy the recipe…here is my apple-plum cake: https://www.savoringitaly.com/torta-di-mela-e-prugne-apple-and-plu/, Maybe you can try it out (it’s really good!). Moreover, these plums are perfect to use in plum gnocchi (gnocchi di susine). These [Prune Plum Pierogies](https://www.bakersbeans.ca/plum-pierogi/) take cinnamon, sugar and a bit of sour cream. Every week we pull together some great Canadian recipes from Canadian food bloggers around the web featuring one main ingredient or dish. So happy to hear the results of making it with brown sugar. I will definitely make it! Italian plum cake (4) 1 hour. If it still appears runny, return the plate to the freezer and continue to cook the plum mixture. They are freestone plum that, as the name suggests, are most readily grown for prune production. "The combo of sweet prunes, salty bacon, and meaty sausages is delicious. If you’ve never thought of adding dried plums to your next feast, think again. If you don’t have an oven ,you can still have a very tasty dessert. Hi Denise-oh, how nice you found the plums at a local farm. Apply lids jars. Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes. Canning and pickling this time of year just feels right. Do you peel or run the partially cooked plums through a food press & remove the skins? However, as you will see in the gallery below, they can also be used fresh, especially when it comes to making desserts because their pulp is juicy, sweet and has a greenish-amber colour that turns a deep shade of fuchsia when cooked. With added plums, it's just a delicious way to enjoy the end of the summer. I’m not sure how much over water went 220F for you and I’ve never done a bath over that temp. The sweet/sour ratio works well and it develops into a very rich flavored jam. Once a week we’ll be featuring great Canadian recipes from FBC members, as well as occasional delicious offers from some of our partners. They are small and almost egg-shaped. Also, if you do make your own plum vinegar this year, make sure to save some to use to make your plum chutney next year. The next day, remove the bowl and place the plums in their sugar syrup in a large sauce pan. We decided this is the best way we have ever eaten Italian plums! I was looking for clarification as to why I would need to store in a fridge if I am water bath canning the jars. XX. Are you asking what is the point to refrigerate? Stir with a wooden spoon and loosen any pieces that may stick to the bottom. Even better eaten straight out of the jar with a spoon! Lower heat to a low simmer. You can multiply it by as many times as you want (the amount of syrup needed will vary, depending on how tightly you pack in your plums). You place the sliced and pitted plums in a bowl with the sugar and lemon and let cover with plastic wrap. Hi Steve-No, I do not put them through a food press (I would have mentioned that step if I did)…the skin stayed on. 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