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Raspberry Jam

Raspberry Jam is a classic summertime preserve and so easy and satisfying to make.

Raspberry Jam

 

Raspberry Vinegar

This is a sweetened version of Raspberry Vinegar traditionally poured over Yorkshire Pudding, it is also delicious with hot water added and taken as a soothing drink.


Raspberry Vinegar

Strawberry Jam Recipe

Everybody wants to make strawberry jam and it is usually the first jam that they make when starting out. This is a shame because it is quite difficult to achieve a set and then disappointment can set in with the result that budding jam-makers are quite likely to give up before they've got going.

Jam Jar Shop guide to Strawberry Jam

Elderflower Champagne Recipe

Elderflowers start to show their heads in April and then it's time for all of those uniquely wonderful things we can make from the fragrant flowers - like Elderflower Champagne for instance. There is also a recipe for Elderflower Cordial on our website, which is equally delicious.


Jam Jar Shop guide to Elderflower Champagne

Elderflower Cordial

Excellent! Elderflowers - the first free harvest of the year - it really is the beginning of the season proper. Now that the weather is warming up (!) the hedgerows are bursting with blossoms and the elderflowers will soon be at their best. We have a recipe for the incomparable cordial that can be produced at almost no cost - and how often can you say that these days?


Jam Jar Shop guide to Elderflower Cordial

Elderflower Vinegar

Elderflower Vinegar is so easy to make and what great results. It makes a delicious salad dressing mixed with a light oil, or try it as a drink - use like cordial diluted with sparkling, iced mineral water.


Elderflower Vinegar

Apple Sage and Cider Sauce

This is a perfect sauce recipe to accompany a juicy bit of pork!


Apple Sage and Cider Sauce

Smooth Beetroot Chutney

A really quick and easy recipe that's a goes down a treat in a cheddar cheese sandwich!


Smooth Beetroot Chutney

Blackberry and Apple Chutney

The hedgerows should be bursting with blackberries and apples will be about to fall off the trees so why not make some of this stunning Apple and Blackberry Chutney!


Blackberry and Apple Chutney

Butterscotch Sauce

BUTTERSCOTCH SAUCE WARNING! Once made you will never want to be without a bottle in the fridge!


Butterscotch Sauce

Cherry Recipes »

We have a long tradition of growing Cherries in Britain - think - the beautiful Cherry orchards of Kent shown to perfection in 'The Darling Buds of May'. July 16th 2011 is National Cherry Day, so pay homage to this most glorious fruit by trying our top recipe ideas.


Cherry Recipe Ideas

Herb Jellies

A herb jelly to go with a sizzling hog roast!


Herb Jellies

 

Lemon Curd Recipe 

You can't beat homemade lemon curd, and with our easy to follow recipe, there's no reason not to give it a try. If you've got Caster Sugar, Lemons, Eggs and Butter . . . then you're ready to go . . .


Jam Jar Shop guide to Lemon Curd

Marmalade

January and February is the season for Marmalade Making. It's hard to beat the heady citrus smells - it is quite intense as the Seville oranges are only around for a short time. That urgency to get it made before the fruit finishes is part of the appeal. The pleasure it gives throughout the year is worth the effort and once you have made it you will never want to eat shop-bought again!


Jam Jar Shop guide to making marmalade

Marmalade Pouring Sauce

It only takes a few minutes to make a delicious pouring sauce for pancakes - it's so easy to make


Jam Jar Shop guide to Marmalade Pouring Sauce



 

Jam Jar Shop guide to Plum Jam

Plum Jam

Plums are ideal for a first foray into jam making, here is a recipe from Jam enthusiast Myra


Jam Jar Shop guide to Plum Jam



 

Plum Chutney with Indian-Style Spices

This is the first chutney I ever made, and I was astonished at how good it tasted! I’ve made it at least twice since


Jam Jar Shop guide to Plum Chutney with Indian-Style Spices



 

Sloe Gin

This has less sugar than most sloe gin recipes as I don’t like it too sweet


Jam Jar Shop guide to Sloe Gin



 

Wholegrain Mustard with Beer

It's a funny time in the preserving calendar - marmalade done and dusted, preserving juices are flowing and . . . . no fresh crops! So, why not try Wholegrain Mustard with Beer - take a look - It is so easy to do and your nearest and dearest will be sooooo impressed. If you run a B&B or small hotel, what could be better than a little mustard jar business card? Let us know how you get on.


Jam Jar Shop guide to making Wholegrain Mustard with Beer

Pam's Plum Mincemeat

If you like making your own mincemeat but are currently wrestling with a mountain of plums try this recipe from Pam Corbin's River cottage Preserves Book - she has said I can share it with you! It's for a plumcious, plummy Plum Mincemeat


Pam´s Plum Mincemeat

Rhubarb and Date Chutney 

Samm has been making Rosie's Date and Rhubarb Chutney Recipe at Jam on the Hill and she is so impressed we've been instructed to share it with you!


Jam Jar Shop Rhubarb and Date Chutney

Spiced Apple Chutney

The perfect flavour and a firm favourite with all the family and it's pretty easy to make - well, so says Rosie!


Spiced Apple Chutney

Spiced Blackberry Relish

Get blackberry picking so you can make some of this Spiced Blackberry Relish. Then store it till the game season and dish it up with some Partridge or Pheasant.


Spiced Blackberry Relish

Spiced Elderberry Jelly

Do you remember where you got your elderflowers from? Get back to those trees and pick all the elderberries to make this Spiced Elderberry Jelly. Then store in the cupboard until Christmas and serve it with your turkey!


Spiced Elderberry Jelly

Superb Limoncello 

Seated in the ancient paved Italian courtyard, heated by the summer sunshine, shaded by the branches of the lemon tree, relaxed and deep in your own thoughts . . . well, not quite, but this beautiful Lemon liqueur is easy to make, impressive to serve, and makes a great gift. Try it and see.


Jam Jar Shop guide to Limoncello

Sweet Chilli Jam Recipe 

Sweet Chilli Jam - a vibrant colour and hot, sweet flavour perfect with sausages or the summer barbeques to come. It has been a real hit on our 'Some Like it Hot' courses, so by popular demand here's the recipe


Jam Jar Shop Sweet Chilli Jam Recipe

Vinaigrette

OK - you've twisted my arm - here is my secret recipe for my delicious Vinaigrette. Quick and simple to make, it stores well for weeks and will just need a good shake to be good to go. Great on salads of course, try on warm new potatoes for a delicious alternative to butter.


Vinaigrette