"HOW TO MAKE" RECIPE FROM THE JAM JAR SHOP

Lemon Curd – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Lemon Curd – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

  Recipe Ingredients 3oz Caster Sugar 1 Large juicy lemon (grated rind and juice) 2 Large Eggs 2oz Butter 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 HOW TO MAKE LEMON CURD Wash the jars in warm soapy water Rinse and put in the oven to dry and sterilise - about 15-20 mins Grate the lemon zest onto the sugar Squeeze the juice and add to the beaten eggs Stir into the eggs Strain through a sieve lined with a piece of muslin...

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Plum Chutney with Indian Style Spices – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Plum Chutney with Indian Style Spices – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

Recipe Ingredients 2kg plums (weigh them with stones removed) 650g onions (weigh them without skins) 250g raisins 500g sugar 500ml vinegar (almost any kind will do but malt vinegar is traditional) 5 cardamom pods 1 teaspoon peppercorns 1 tablespoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon Recipe Equipment Large preserving pan Ladle Wooden spoon Faceted glass Jam jars (14oz) 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 PLUM CHUTNEY WITH INDIAN-STYLE SPICES Chop up...

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Sloe Gin – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Sloe Gin – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

Recipe Ingredients 1 litre gin 600g sloes 270g sugar Recipe Equipment Swing Top Glass bottles  Le Parfait jars Jam Funnel Muslin cloth Large preserving pan Wooden spoon HOW TO MAKE SLOE GIN There is a lot of debate of exactly when to harvest your sloes, and how to prepare them. Generally, October is a good month. Theoretically you should wait until after the first frost, but if you wait too long, someone else might get them!Some recipes have you pricking each sloe with a needle but this is much too tedious for me. I throw them into the freezer for...

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Plum Mincemeat – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Plum Mincemeat  – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

Recipe Ingredients 1 kg plums zest and juice of 2-3 oranges 500g Russet apples, peeled, cored and chopped 200g currants 200g raisins 200g sultanas 100g orange marmalade 250g demerara sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1/2 nutmeg, freshly grated 50ml ginger cordial, optional 100g chopped walnuts 50ml brandy or sloe gin Recipe Equipment Large preserving pan Wooden spoon Jam Jars - We recommend a pack of 450g Jars (16oz) Muslin cloth Cellophane covers & waxed discs River Cottage hand book by Pam Corbin HOW TO MAKE PLUM MINCEMEAT Stone the plums, and cook them with the orange juice until tender. Blend in...

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Wholegrain Mustard With Beer – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

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Wholegrain Mustard With Beer – “How To Make” Recipe From The Jam Jar Shop

Recipe Ingredients 200g yellow mustard seeds 200g black mustard seeds 6 fl oz cider vinegar 500ml any beer 1 tablespoon sea salt 6 tablespoons runny honey 1 tablespoon freshly grated nutmeg 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 Spatula Measuring jug Large mixing bowl Large cup/small mug Fine grater Tablespoons Teaspoon or dinner knife Processor HOW TO MAKE WHOLEGRAIN MUSTARD WITH BEER There are many variations for making wholegrain mustard - a condiment or preserve which dates back to at least Roman...

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