The 13th of November celebrates the first shipment of canned pineapple from Hawaii in 1895. Of the many dishes that would subsequently emerge, one of the most famous was the Pineapple-Upside Down Cake.
Dried Pineapple © Denzil Green Dried Pineapple comes in chunks, sliced rings, and diced. It is often treated with sulphur dioxide as a colour fixative to help them retain appealing yellow colour. Without it, dried pineapple can turn very brown. Sometimes it is sold coated with sugar, to make a chewy, sweet snack with a…
A classic North American 1950s dish to make and take to feed a crowd at gatherings. It was dubbed Funeral Beans because it was a stand-by crowd-pleaser for gatherings after funerals.
Pineapple Juice is a sweet, yellow-coloured juice squeezed from pineapples: not from the whole pineapple, but from the trimmings after the pineapple is cut for canning. It can be bought sweetened or unsweetened, in cans, bottles, as a frozen concentrate or as a powder. Sometimes sugar, water and preservatives are added to the canned juice….
A pineapple slicer slices and peels a pineapple at the same time. It works like a big corkscrew that works its way downwards into the pineapple to remove the fruit, while leaving the rough skin behind.
The 20th of April is Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day. When’s the last time you had some? Few homemade cakes are as spectacular as this one is.
Pineapple vinegar is vinegar with a light pineapple flavour. It is made from the peelings from pineapples that would otherwise be discarded, in preparing them to be canned pineapple. The pineapples need to have been washed before peeling. No leaves or stems are used. Sugar, yeast and water added to the peelings. The mixture is…
Pineapples © Denzil Green Pineapple on your pizza, or not? Even those of our grandmothers who have overcome their suspicions of pizza in general, often draw a line here: for them, pineapple belongs at the bottom of cakes and on top of squares. Pineapples don’t actually come from trees — they come from “herb” plants…
Swamp Slime is a classic Hallowe’en party drink for grown-up kids.