Spiced Apple Jelly

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This is the time of year I get a little carried away preserving my fruit and veg.

This spiced apple jelly is a perfect condiment with pork and sausages etc as well as being rather tasty with bread and butter in a sandwich. Continue reading “Spiced Apple Jelly”

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Apple and Blackberry Jam

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Not only is Autumn the season for Blackberries but also apples. If you are lucky enough to have a good blackberry bush nearby as well as a fine apple tree then you will only need to purchase the sugar for this jam!  The apple will naturally help this jam to set and become a jelly. Continue reading “Apple and Blackberry Jam”

Blackberry Syrup

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With Blackberries in abundance at the moment, it is all system go to pick them and use them before they disappear for another year.

Personally I don’t think you can beat the flavour of wild Blackberries, cultivated ones, to me, taste a bit too sharp.

I started making Blackberry Syrup a few years ago, I use it as I would any other syrup, in a steam sponge pudding, as a topping for ice cream or yogurt, and in baking in general.

Here is my recipe, it is very similar to jam making, except it isn’t set like jam. Continue reading “Blackberry Syrup”