Grans Bottled Apple
Gran was actually the late Jean Francis, my brother in law’s mum, and was affectionately known as “Aunty Gran” to my kids. Grans bottled apple is legendary throughout the family. While it is essentially just stewed apple, Aunty Grans’ is...
How to Bottle Fruit Step by Step
Want to learn how to bottle and preserve seasonal fruit simply and cheaply? This easy step by step method will let you enjoy enjoy the seasons surplus throughout the year and the only equipment you need are jars, seals and...
Lemon Curd Microwave Method
Lemon varieties vary in their tartness and juiciness. A mild lemon like Meyer won’t require as much sugar as a tart variety like Lisbon. You can stir in additional sugar if required, microwave the mixture again for 30 seconds if...
Lime Marmalade
When making Lime marmalade the usual marmalade ratio of equal quantities of sugar, water and fruit does not apply. The intense tartness of limes requires more sugar or the resulting marmalade will be unpleasantly bitter. You don't have to strain the...
Plum Jam
I adore plum jam and it’s very easy to make. This recipe yields around 4-5 jars of lovely rich red jam for relatively little effort. Plums are low in pectin, which is essential for your jam to set. Citrus fruits...
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