Thinking about who is going to harvest may help choose the right size of tree when planting.
Soft fruit: using a muslin or a food mill to remove seeds makes different jams. To me, the food mill is a clear winner in terms of processing efficiency and convenience.
Watch nature and plan for picking accordingly or the birds may eat all of your berries. Alternatively, on a very hot summer, let them quench their thirst.
Back to early spring wonderment. Contribution of the elderly to nature’s revival warmed my heart in April.
“Charlotte” is the name my aunt gives to her favourite pudding. Jams, sponge finger biscuits and diluted rum are the ingredients of this delicacy, which requires no cooking.
Mixing varieties of fruits is one of the best ways of doing something personal and unique in jam-making.