How can Strawberry Jam have Milk in it?

Sounds odd? Well, it can happen. The traditional way of preventing strawberry jam from developing a layer of scum while you’re making it, is to add a knob of butter. While I can’t believe commercial jam makers still do this, it could well still be happening in domestic jam making. This could be an issue […]

It’s Jam Time!

It’s that time of the year again! I love finding fruit in the hedgerows and turning it into jams or freezing it for fruit crumbles and tarts in the depths of winter. The last couple of weeks have been filled with picking, freezing and then jamming a huge crop of wild plums of all different […]