Jam and Preserve Making Recipes Gift Ideas

How do you make Seville Orange Curd | Find a recipe for Seville Orange Curd

Seville Orange Curd

Think marmalade flavour in a luscious, glossy curd, add toast or crumpets - a major Spring pleasure

How do you make Clove Mustard | Find a recipe for Clove Mustard

Clove Mustard

The cloves are ground with the mustard seeds to make a warm, intense, aromatic mustard

How do you make Lemon & Dill Mustard | Find a recipe for Lemon & Dill Mustard

Lemon & Dill Mustard

A light, summery flavour perfect for baked salmon, or lemon vinaigrette on hot new potatoes

How do you make Rutland Black Mustard | Find a recipe for Rutland Black Mustard

Rutland Black Mustard

Dark and intense, with a hot flavour derived from the cracked black pepper

How do you make Orange Spiced Mustard | Find a recipe for Orange Spiced Mustard

Orange Spiced Mustard

This mustard is most delicious with steak - or duck, really, really good

How do you make Tarragon Mustard | Find a recipe for Tarragon Mustard

Tarragon Mustard

A delicate flavour, summery and fresh

How do you make Wholegrain Mustard with Beer | Find a recipe for Wholegrain Mustard with Beer

Wholegrain Mustard with Beer

A well-rounded pungent mustard loved by all

How do you make Spiced Pickled Peaches | Find a recipe for Spiced Pickled Peaches

Spiced Pickled Peaches

Delicious with cold meats on Boxing Day - especially gammon

How do you make Piccalilli | Find a recipe for Piccalilli

Piccalilli

A traditional recipe, a fantastic flavour - just like Granny used to make

How do you make Candied Peel | Find a recipe for Candied Peel

Candied Peel

Easy to make, appears fiddly but takes only a few minutes each day

How do you make Luxury Mincemeat | Find a recipe for Luxury Mincemeat

Luxury Mincemeat

This is a delicious mincemeat with a lovely buttery flavour

How do you make Maraschino Cherries | Find a recipe for Maraschino Cherries

Maraschino Cherries

Nothing like the bright red sticky cherries found in cocktails - these are deep, dark and dangerous!

How do you make Preserved Lemons | Find a recipe for Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons

These lemons are traditionally used in Middle Eastern cooking but are a delicious addition to any casserole or stew

How do you make Blackcurrant Vinegar | Find a recipe for Blackcurrant Vinegar

Blackcurrant Vinegar

This vinegar is such a great colour and flavour, one of the first in the preserving year

How do you make Chilli Vinegar | Find a recipe for Chilli Vinegar

Chilli Vinegar

This versatile vinegar couldn't be any easier!

How do you make Elderflower Vinegar | Find a recipe for Elderflower Vinegar

Elderflower Vinegar

A beautifully fragrant vinegar, very easily made

How do you make Herb Vinegars | Find a recipe for Herb Vinegars

Herb Vinegars

Herb vinegars can be made with a mixture of herbs or just a single variety

How do you make Lemon Vinegar | Find a recipe for Lemon Vinegar

Lemon Vinegar

This wonderfully fragrant vinegar is fantastic in salad dressings or drizzled over salmon before baking in the oven

How do you make Raspberry Vinegar | Find a recipe for Raspberry Vinegar

Raspberry Vinegar

This is a sweetened version of Raspberry Vinegar traditionally poured over Yorkshire Pudding, it is also delicious with hot water added and taken as a soothing drink

How do you make Pear & Orange Chutney | Find a recipe for Pear & Orange Chutney

Pear & Orange Chutney

A soft, fruity chutney making the most of Autumn's pears

How do you make Chilli Jam | Find a recipe for Chilli Jam

Chilli Jam

Make this as hot as you like and then use it on things and in things!

How do you make Rhubarb & Raspberry Jam | Find a recipe for Rhubarb & Raspberry Jam

Rhubarb & Raspberry Jam

A delightfully fresh Spring jam to make, especially if you have some raspberries left in the freezer

How do you make Strawberry & Gooseberry Jam | Find a recipe for Strawberry & Gooseberry Jam

Strawberry & Gooseberry Jam

A tasty recipe using the first fruits of the Summer

How do you make Gingered Up Carrot Relish | Find a recipe for Gingered Up Carrot Relish

Gingered Up Carrot Relish

A delicious relish to ginger up cheese sandwiches or serve with curry

How do you make Herb Salt | Find a recipe for Herb Salt

Herb Salt

One of the best things you can ever make to bring instant flavour to everyday cooking

How do you make Elderflower Champagne | Find a recipe for Elderflower Champagne

Elderflower Champagne

You want your party to go with a bang?!

How do you make Elderflower Liqueur | Find a recipe for Elderflower Liqueur

Elderflower Liqueur

A little bit of Summer in a bottle

How do you make Rhubarb and Date Chutney | Find a recipe for Rhubarb and Date Chutney

Rhubarb and Date Chutney

A lovely warm, well-rounded chutney with a deep flavour

How do you make Blackcurrant and Bay Vinegar | Find a recipe for Blackcurrant and Bay Vinegar

Blackcurrant and Bay Vinegar

A sweetened version of blackcurrant vinegar with the added depths provided by fresh bay

How do you make Brandied Plums | Find a recipe for Brandied Plums

Brandied Plums

A boozy, delicious jar of plums all ready to be served with good ice-cream, pavlova, cream and/or shortbread

How do you make Plum and Cinnamon Cordial | Find a recipe for Plum and Cinnamon Cordial

Plum and Cinnamon Cordial

A delicious Autumnal cordial - try it hot as a hot toddy!

How do you make Plum Chutney | Find a recipe for Plum Chutney

Plum Chutney

A lovely autumnal chutney to make with the abundance of plums

How do you make Ginger Cordial | Find a recipe for Ginger Cordial

Ginger Cordial

A beautifully warming drink, especially made with hot water and maybe a little of what you fancy!

How do you make Bramble Brandy | Find a recipe for Bramble Brandy

Bramble Brandy

Sweeter than Sloe Gin, this liqueur is beautifully warm and fruity

How do you make Limoncello | Find a recipe for Limoncello

Limoncello

A country square in Italy, hot sunshine, a breeze through the trees, well, almost

How do you make Peppered Sherry | Find a recipe for Peppered Sherry

Peppered Sherry

Add a spoonful or two to soups, stews, gravies or casseroles for that 'je ne sais quoi!'

How do you make Blackcurrant Jam | Find a recipe for Blackcurrant Jam

Blackcurrant Jam

Dark and glossy, full of flavour, one of the first Summer jams

How do you make Gooseberry Jam | Find a recipe for Gooseberry Jam

Gooseberry Jam

'Topping and Tailing' gooseberries - one of my first cooking jobs as a child - happy days

How do you make Plum Jam | Find a recipe for Plum Jam

Plum Jam

Lovely plums, evocative of the end of the Summer holidays, and back to school in my mind - looking forward to Christmas

How do you make Raspberry Jam | Find a recipe for Raspberry Jam

Raspberry Jam

The freshest taste of raspberries ever, a beautiful Summer jam

How do you make Strawberry Jam | Find a recipe for Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

The jam of garden parties and tennis matches - delicious!

How do you make Summer Berry Jam | Find a recipe for Summer Berry Jam

Summer Berry Jam

Summer Pudding in a jar - none better

How do you make Damson Cheese | Find a recipe for Damson Cheese

Damson Cheese

Quintessentially English, a late Summer classic, incomparable flavour to enjoy with cheese

How do you make Greengage Chutney | Find a recipe for Greengage Chutney

Greengage Chutney

Gingered Up with coriander, cardomom, black pepper and fresh ginger this chutney is hot and fruity!

How do you make Greengage Jam | Find a recipe for Greengage Jam

Greengage Jam

This is possibly my absolute favourite jam, but not often seen these days

How do you make Marjorie's Mincemeat | Find a recipe for Marjorie's Mincemeat

Marjorie's Mincemeat

A dark and delicious mincemeat - with no added fat, ideal for vegans

How do you make Figs in Balsamic Vinegar | Find a recipe for Figs in Balsamic Vinegar

Figs in Balsamic Vinegar

Dark and dangerous - these figs are very moreish! Use leftover balsamic to drizzle over salad or bruschetta

How do you make Lemon Curd | Find a recipe for Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

Luscious and velvety, nothing beats home-made lemon curd