I recently gave Christine a copy of Cooking with Fernet Branca, a silly book about a biter writer who has to suffer the unpleasant company of his neighbor. The book isn’t actually a cookbook, but it does contain some rather adventurous recipes. In fact Christine just made chocolate fried mussels from one the very first recipes in chapter one. It was great, but sadly lacking in the Fernet department.
So I went through and found this super simple recipe for homemade Fernet jelly. I’ve never made a jelly before, and this recipe is about was a great starting place. If you love Fernet, you’ll really enjoy this jelly. It’s a bit figgy, sort of savory, and very boozy. We used Fernet Branca for this first batch, but I bet it would work fantastic with Fernet Francisco too. It goes great with peanut butter too!