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Jams & Jellies

Jam typically contains both the juice and flesh of a fruit or vegetable, although some cookbooks define it as a cooked and jelled puree. The term jam refers to a product made of whole fruit cut into pieces or crushed then heated with water and sugar to activate its pectin before being put into containers:

Apricot Jam

Apricot Jam

This apricot jam is very easy to make and a great way to use the fruit when the season is in full swing.

Cointreau Marmalade

Cointreau Marmalade

Marmalade is a fruit preserve made from the juice and peel of citrus fruits, boiled with sugar and water. You can make this marmalade with any citrus fruit. Try blood oranges, tangelos, mandarins or cumquats.

Crab Apple Jelly

Crab Apple Jelly

If you get the opportunity to gather some crab apples, you really must try this recipe for crab apple jelly. The lovely pink colour provides a jelly that is full of flavour and so tasty to eat on a piece…

Mangosteen Jam

Mangosteen jam is a delicious tropical fruit spread and is easy to make. Get your hands on some of this incredible fruit today and try our jam recipe.

Orange Marmalade

Orange Marmalade

Marmalade is a delicious tangy spread to have on your toast for breakfast. This marmalade recipe is surprisingly easy to make and uses plenty of delicious oranges which gives it a lovely bright colour.

Peach Jam

Peaches are the essence of summer flavours. Preserve summer peaches with your own homemade jam – check out our recipe for an easy to make peach jam.

Powidl - Austrian Plum Jam

Powidl – Austrian Plum Jam

Powidl (or Powidel, from Czech povidla or Polish powidła or powidło) is a plum stew. Unlike jam or marmalade, and unlike the German Pflaumenmus (plum puree), powidl is prepared without additional sweeteners or gelling agents.

Sri Kaya – Coconut Jam

Kaya, also called Srikaya or coconut egg jam, is a coconut jam made from coconut cream and eggs which are flavoured by pandan leaf and sweetened with sugar.

Strawberry Jam

Sometimes there’s nothing tastier than a slice of toast with homemade strawberry jam, packed with fresh fruit. Here is a straight forward recipe to make your own.