Strawberry Lime Jam Time…

“Doubtless God could have made a better berry, than the strawberry, but doubtless God never did.” ~ William Allen Butler I love strawberries 🍓 and they are now in season in the UK. These complimentary-coloured fruits will deliver the zing in this fruity jam. Ingredients: 400g strawberries 2  limes, juice & zest 200g jam sugar […]

Apple and Blackberry Jam…

“Life was so much easier when Apple and Blackberry were just fruits.” ~ Anonymous But don’t let that put you off… This Apple and Blackberry jam is simply delicious! Let’s make jam! Granny Smith apples, big juicy berries = great colour and flavour. Ingredients: 300g blackberries 200g apple, green and chopped 1 lemon, juiced 50ml […]

Let’s Make Christmas Scones…

“It is Christmas in the heart, that puts Christmas in the air.” -W.T. Ellis I love make Christmas Hampers for the family; filling them with homemaking, jams and lots of seasonal treats. These Christmas Scones have sugar and spice and all things nice! Let’s bake! Plump, juicy brandy and cognac infused fruit…yum 😋 Cold bowl, cold […]

Passionate About Strawberry Jam…

“Passion fruit are wonderful with strawberries as they give them acidity. A luxurious treat.” -Diana Henry Oh my…I’m not just passionate…I’m really excited to share this recipe; it’s a must try! I love strawberries and passionfruit, so it was an easy option to decide to make  jam. If you can’t get fresh, frozen strawberries will do […]

Chambord Liqueur Raspberry Jam…

 “Raspberry jam is the queen of red fruit jams.” -Karen  Burns-Booth My special ingredient for this jam is Chambord Liqueur; an infusion of red and black raspberries, Madagascar vanilla and XO cognac; just perfect for this special reserve jam. I love making jam! Wash, then sterilise your jam jars. Ingredients: 500g raspberries juice of 1 lemon 250g […]

Apricot and Nutmeg Jam…

“Don’t let their tiny size fool you…apricots may deserve a little more attention.” -Amy Boulanger Apricots have flavour; a sweet and ready fragrance.  For this jam I use the warm, spicy-sweet nutmeg, as it complements the fruits so well…and a touch of Tanqueray Gin! Ingredients: 500g apricots, halved & stoned 1 tsp nutmeg 1 lemon 125ml […]

Oh Yum~ Cardamom and Plum…

“Live life with a little spice.” -Unknown. Plums are in season here and cardamom and cinnamon means nicely spiced jam; full of autumnal flavour. I love adding interesting flavours to create new jams. I grind the cardamom pods with a pestle and mortar…The scent is amazing! Ingredients: 500g plums, halved & stoned 1 tsp cinnamon 8 […]