Welcome to Freshly Preserved. A New Zealand based site dedicated to sharing recipes, tips, tricks, crafting and gifting ideas using fresh seasonal produce. From beautiful home made jams, chutneys and whole stone fruits to infused oils and sugars, herbed jellies and macerated fruits, you will find inspiration on the Ball® Freshly Preserved site.
Preserving, also known as ‘canning’ is the ‘oh-so-simple’ process of sealing food airtight in sterilized jars. Once a commonplace practice in kitchens around New Zealand, preserving is making a come back with the conscious shift back to fresh, homegrown, homemade, additive free food. From the most modest kitchen to the most extravagant, nothing says ‘home’ quite like a bountiful, well stocked pantry filled with fresh home made goodies. And don’t forget to share it around….you will also find some great ideas for dressing your jars up a bit to gift to your nearest and dearest!
We would like to hear from you. Do you have a recipe you would like to share? Email us, preferably with a photo of your finished creation, and we will add it to our site!