Curd, Honey, Butter or Cheese: Rhubarb & Rosewater Curd

rhubarb & rosewater curdCurd, Honey, Butter or Cheese – they all have the same ingredients: eggs, sugar, butter & fruit (usually lemons).  It seems they are all the same although sometimes Lemon Honey really is Honey with Lemon flavouring it (I have a tub in the cupboard).  I’ve always called it curd in our house and I usually make Lemon or Tangelo Curd.  I have several recipes that I keep on hand – one is a microwave recipe for when I’m feeling lazy and the whole double boiler-whisking thing isn’t going to happen.  I also have a Lemon Curd recipe using whole eggs and one that uses only the yolks – perfect for making after whipping up a batch of meringues. We had some guests for dinner and I needed a make-ahead dessert that I could make the day before and forget about.  So meringues it was – and I made some lemon curd to go with.  I also made a passionfruit sauce and a blueberry honey sauce; so in all, a very yummy but super easy dessert.  I used up the remaining lemon curd the following week by spreading it thickly on my toast.  Yum! Continue reading