This technique can modify the natural wax deposits and plum
skin structure, and reduce any resistance to water evaporation during hot-air drying.
Author Mike Dishnow receives a gift of finished plums
IT'S a plum
job for any musician with hopes of being top of the crops.
More than 90 years ago, the town held a fruit and flower show in honour of its plums
but when that died out, little was done to commemorate the famous export.
Next we have marinated plums
with toasted Madeira cake, and again to serve four you will require 400g ripe Victoria plums
, stones removed and finely sliced, two tablespoons caster sugar, the seeds from half a vanilla bean, six tablespoons dessert /sweet wine and four slices of Madeira cake.
ROCK BUNS 225g self-raising flour 75g sugar 75g butter 100g chopped plums
One egg, beaten A little milk Put the flour and the sugar into a bowl, rub in the butter and mix in the plums
Stephen Jackson's Plum
Cobbler 1 kg ripe plums
100g golden caster sugar Cobbler Top: 200g plain flour 110g golden caster sugar, plus a little extra for dusting 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsps clotted or thick cream 1/2 tsp salt 125g butter Preheat the oven to 200[degrees]C/gas 6.
Like all "table" plums
, however, it lacks the intensity of flavour characteristic of its wild Manitoba ancestor, rendering it inferior when it comes to making conserves of various sorts.
The exotic peach and tempting plums
are the result of more than a decade of plant breeding and testing by geneticist David W.
So catch the trend and pull out some plums
for a fruitful interior.
For the sandwiches, spread some plum
jam on six bread slices and cover with the remaining slices.
Described early this century in eastern Europe, plum
pox has spread through much of Europe and also turned up in India, Egypt, and Syria.