In the vein of Christmas food gifting, I decided to make some infused herb honeys. They give honey an extra dimension of flavour and they are perhaps the simplest recipe I've ever put up on the blog. In fact I don't know if I could even call it a recipe! All you need is time on your side and if you start this week or next, you can be presenting your friends with a jar of herb infused honey just in time for Christmas. You just need a few sprigs of your favourite herb and some honey and you…
This summery jam combination is a gorgeous, dizzying mix of watermelon, strawberries and rosewater. The fruit is kept in chunks and it is suspended in a thick syrup and the flavours of each element come through beautifully. This jam is perfect on scones or bread but also suits spooning over yogurt or ice cream. Anywhere in fact and even straight from the jar if you dare!
Dear Reader, use up any leftover pumpkin with this gorgeous pumpkin jam! I was so excited about this pumpkin jam recipe, mainly because I have never tried it before and didn't know how it would taste. Would it be good or would it be odd? After having tried it I can tell you that pumpkin jam is delicious! This jam uses less sugar than other jams but is still perfectly sweet. Coupled with apples, lemon and vanilla, it has now become a favourite in our household.
Jam making can seem intimidating but it is straightforward and rewarding. Summer, with the amount and range of fruit on offer is the perfect time to get started on jamming. This apricot and almond jam is one of the easiest and most foolproof jams requiring no special equipment or skill.
Ham Jam - The Tastiest Condiment For Your Christmas Ham!
Are you making a ham for Christmas this year? Well if you're looking for something to transform your ham into a damn fab ham then may I suggest serving it with this ham jam? This wonderful pineapple jam with Asian spices goes perfectly with pork adding sweetness. Don't worry if you're not team ham and pineapple pizza, I find this combo transcends that because of the spices! And you can bet this makes a wonderful edible Christmas gift!