Jam and Preserve Making Recipes Gifts for Christmas

How do you make Spiced Elderberry Jelly | Find a recipe for Spiced Elderberry Jelly

Spiced Elderberry Jelly

This is a very special jelly - the only accompaniament for venison at Christmas

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 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 Butterscotch Sauce | Find a recipe for Butterscotch Sauce

Butterscotch Sauce

This easy sauce is simply delicious and a must-have for family parties

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 Cranberry Relish | Find a recipe for Cranberry Relish

Cranberry Relish

This has a well rounded fruity flavour - nothing acidic about it

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 Chilli Vinegar | Find a recipe for Chilli Vinegar

Chilli Vinegar

This versatile vinegar couldn't be any easier!

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 Lemon or Lime Cordial | Find a recipe for Lemon or Lime Cordial

Lemon or Lime Cordial

So easy to make, citrus cordials are absolutely unlike anything commercially produced

How do you make Red Cabbage & Beetroot with Balsamic & Prunes | Find a recipe for Red Cabbage & Beetroot with Balsamic & Prunes

Red Cabbage & Beetroot with Balsamic & Prunes

A dark, unctious, glossy chutney just perfect with Christmas buffets

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 Beetroot & Elderberry Chutney | Find a recipe for Beetroot & Elderberry Chutney

Beetroot & Elderberry Chutney

Superb Autumn chutney made with a hedgerow harvest

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 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 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 Mostarda di Frutta | Find a recipe for Mostarda di Frutta

Mostarda di Frutta

More of a mustard pickle, this traditional Italian preserve is surprising, delicious and addictive!

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

Plum Sauce

A savoury sauce great with cold meats or duck

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 Fiery Bengal Chutney | Find a recipe for Fiery Bengal Chutney

Fiery Bengal Chutney

If you like a bit of heat in your chutney then this one's for you

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

Winter Warm Plum Chutney

Lovely warm spices give this chutney a great flavour

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 Fruit Cordials | Find a recipe for Fruit Cordials

Fruit Cordials

Fruit cordials are really easy to make and you will never go back to shop bought again - great for children or grandchildren - they love them!

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 Sloe Gin | Find a recipe for Sloe Gin

Sloe Gin

Don't waste the gin sodden sloes - remove the stones, chop and mix with dark melted chocolate for some unusual after dinner sweetmeats

How do you make Blackberry & Apple Jam | Find a recipe for Blackberry & Apple Jam

Blackberry & Apple Jam

I went blackberrying as a child, I took my children, and now my grandchildren - the definition of a timeless classic

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 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 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 Spiced Apple Chutney | Find a recipe for Spiced Apple Chutney

Spiced Apple Chutney

I love this chutney - great for 'everyday'

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