Perfect Strawberry Jam

It's mid July, and I'm just in time to catch the very best strawberries this year has to offer. Although you can get British strawberries anywhere from May to September, it's fair to say that the best tasting and sweetest strawberries, you'll find in June and July. If you can find a punnet of small, ripe … Continue reading Perfect Strawberry Jam

Seville Orange Marmalade

I thought I'd missed Seville orange season this year. I'd been far too busy with the kids to get around to making any marmalade, and had already given my mother the upsetting news that she wouldn't be getting any for Christmas. But then, staring back at me from the shelves of Waitrose, in late March, was … Continue reading Seville Orange Marmalade