"HOW TO MAKE" RECIPE FROM THE JAM JAR SHOP

Spiced Blackberry Relish – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Spiced Blackberry Relish  – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

Recipe Ingredients 2.2lbs/1kg blackberries 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon mustard powder 8 fl oz/250ml red wine vinegar Spices tied in muslin: 1 teaspoon ground allspice 5 cloves small piece whole cinnamon 1 star anise Piece fresh ginger (1 inch, 2.5cms) Recipe Equipment Large preserving pan Wooden spoon Jam Jars - We recommend a pack of 8oz Jars or a pack of 8oz Hexagonal Jars Muslin cloth Cellophane covers & waxed discs HOW TO MAKE SPICED BLACKBERRY RELISH Wash 4-6 8oz/227g jars and put into the oven to heat and dry. Make up the spice bag in a muslin square - bruise the whole spices slightly to...

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Raspberry Vinegar – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Raspberry Vinegar  – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

Raspberry Vinegar Recipe Ingredients 450g/1 lb raspberries 600ml/1 pint white wine vinegar 225g/8 oz sugar Raspberry Vinegar Recipe Equipment Large preserving pan Wooden spoon Jam jars (10-15 depending on size) - We recommend a pack of 16oz Jars Muslin cloth Cellophane covers & waxed discs Wooden board Bathroom scales 4 small plates A length of string approx 1 metre Large bowl Sharp knife HOW TO MAKE RASPBERRY VINEGAR Allow 600ml/1 pint white wine vinegar to each 450g/1 lb raspberries Crush the fruit in a large bowl and pour the vinegar ove Leave to steep for 3 days, stirring often Strain through a muslin-lined...

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Elderflower Champagne – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Elderflower Champagne  – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

Elderflower Champagne Recipe Ingredients 10-12 elderflowers heads 2 large lemons, juice and zest 900g/2lbs white sugar 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar Elderflower Champagne Recipe Equipment Swing Top Glass bottles Muslin cloth Waxed discs Large Jug or Bowl Bucket Tea-towel Large preserving pan HOW TO MAKE ELDERFLOWER CHAMPAGNE Elderflower Champagne is the amazing drink that it is because of the high level of naturally occurring yeasts which react with the sugar making all of the bubbles. When we make this and capture all of that natural energy inside a bottle there can be unwanted results! It is easy to underestimate just...

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Elderflower Cordial – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Elderflower Cordial – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop
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. 

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Apple, Sage and Cider Sauce – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Apple, Sage and Cider Sauce  – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

Recipe Ingredients 1 large onion 1.5 kg cooking apples 150g granulated sugar 20 small sage leaves 375ml any flavour cider knob of butter splash of oil Recipe Equipment Large preserving pan Swing Top Glass bottles Muslin cloth   HOW TO MAKE APPLE SAGE AND CIDER SAUCE THIS IS A PERFECT SAUCE RECIPE TO ACCOMPANY A JUICY BIT OF PORK! Put the butter and oil together in a large pan, cook the onion until soft and translucent and then add the apples. Cook for 5 minutes, add the cider, sugar and sage leaves and cook until the apples are really soft....

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