When I was asked if it could be canned, I did some research. We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. Add the now egg-soaked bread to the hot skillet and cook until dark browned on both sides, about 6 minutes total. Pour mixture through a fine mesh sieve to separate our the seeds. 3. Waldo Blue Light Glasses Make Their Way to LA! Serves: 2, 2 2-inch slices Challah  or brioche bread Serves: 2, 1/4 cup guava syrup (recipe above) facebook, Home | And it’s probably just me, but when I see this, my mind starts to wander towards Christmas sweets (mind you that doesn’t take much). 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 cups water From: Heather Platt To make the guava syrup, bring the water, sugar, cinnamon sticks, cloves and star anise to a boil in a medium sauce pan and add the halved guavas. 3 limes, juiced 1 1/2 cup sugar FTC Disclosure:  If you make a purchase via a link on this site, I may receive a small commission on the transaction - at no added cost to you. Screw band (ring) down until resistance is met, then increase to fingertip-tight. 1. Some species of the fruit have huge hard seeds that, unless you're a squirrel, are difficult to navigate. They can be stewed or added to fruit pie with apples and berries, and are perfect to turn into chutney, jam or sauces. Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if necessary, by adding hot syrup. Your email address will not be published. ripe guavas, cleaned, ends trimmed, halved and seeds removed Cook the toast two ways, first in a hot buttery cast-iron skillet then in the oven for a perfect dark brown crispy crust. See and discover other items: guava fruit, canned foods Disclaimer : While we work to ensure that product information is correct, on occasion manufacturers may alter their ingredient lists. 2. Actual product packaging and materials may contain more and/or different information than that shown on our Web site. Your email address will not be published. If it firms up on cooling it is done. Vegan Chilli – A recipe that’s easy and hearty, Vegan Banana Bread – the only recipe you’ll ever need. Big French Toast with Poached Guava Syrup and Crème Fraîche; Credit: Heather Platt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil and process pint jars for 15 minutes and quart 3/4 cup sugar Join the discussion today. 1 small red onion, finely chopped And just when this big French toast couldn't get any better, we top it off with poached guavas and a dollop of crème fraîche. Serves: 2, 2 2-inch slices Challah  or brioche bread To my delight, this was the best Perad I had ever made or eaten. Big French Toast with Poached Guava Syrup and Crème Fraîche; Credit: Heather Platt. to refresh your memory with the procedures. 1/3 cup sugar. And despite the fruits’ tropical tangy and unique flavor, they often go unnoticed, unpicked and under-appreciated, turning from green to yellow and falling to the ground, only to be stepped on and forgotten — aside from that pungent lemon-like smell that permeates the sidewalks in October in Los Angeles. Place all of the ingredients in a medium saucepan. (boiling-water) canner to be filled, and again once the jars are processed. Let’s talk sweets now, shall we? Me, I love them all. Serve with the poached guavas, a dollop and crème fraîche and the guava syrup. I found that guava is really very healthy for you. Blend until smooth and serve immediately. Continue to let it simmer until it has reduced to 1 cup, about 15 more minutes. guavas, ends removed and quartered Bring to a boil then reduce heat and let simmer for 30 minutes or until reduced by half. Using a slotted spoon, pack hot guavas into hot jars to within a generous 1/2 inch of top of jar. Canned options can be a healthy and budget-friendly way to incorporate more servings of fruit into your diet. Try using canned fruit in fun and exciting ways, such as these five inspiring recipes. 1/4 cup crème fraîche. This will be your guava simple syrup. /* 180x90, created 2/15/09 */ Read the Canned Guava discussion from the Chowhound Restaurants, Los Angeles food community. These cookies do not store any personal information. 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg And since it continues to be absurdly hot here in Los Angeles (October is often our hottest month), we could all use one of these icy cocktails to cool us down. Thank you! Bring to a boil. ou are encouraged to verify all canning and food preservation advice on the USDA food preservation website. Before using jars, inspect them carefully for any chips, cracks or fractures.