Continuing the River Cottage theme of my time living in Cresswell Grove, here is some of the produce I arrived back to today.
Cresswell Grove Cheeky Blackberrry & Raspberry Combo Jam:
- 2:1 ratio of fruit:sugar. However, remember to try your fruits! If they are a little tart or not as sweet (likely if it late in season) it may be a good idea to add a little more sugar.
- If you can get your hands on jam sugar all the better.
- Add the sugar and fruit to the pan and melt down until boiling. Boil profusely for 10 minutes or so (like caramel it is easy to burn so be vigilant). To test whether it is ready for jarring up skim off a bit and dollop onto a plate. If it forms a wrinkly surface you’re in jam city.
- Pour into jars sterilized in a hot oven or boiling water.