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Take Ripe Quinces . . .

The Quince is a fruit of ancient origin. The Roman cookbook of Apicius, a collection of Roman cookery recipes compiled in the late 4th or early 5th century AD gives recipes for stewing quince with honey and leek. Historically, marmalade … Continue reading

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Getting Out Of A Jam . . .

. . . What You Put In! Once again the fruits of the summer are swiftly forming and ripening in the gardens and hedgerows. My first crop is likely to be gooseberries, no surprise there, which though of minimal appeal … Continue reading

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Self Preservation

In A Jam! Like bread-making the making of preserves, both fruit and vegetable, has been around for time immemorial. To have the taste of summer in store to brighten the winter months is like a shaft of sunlight on a … Continue reading

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