First tomato jam sounds strange, doesn’t it? I thought so, too. But then I had a large bunch of tomatoes, which needed to be processed and I thought why not try it? I’m open for experiments and when you make some research tomato jam isn’t the fancied thing in some countries, but an old hat. The jam tastes great with cheese! A really divine combination. And in winter you bring […]

My favourite jam is strawberry jam by far! Already since my grandma made all the jams for our family I liked strawberry best. And the consumption of it is the biggest, since when I make crêpes, there needs to be strawberry jam for topping! No other jam tastes so good with crêpes or pancakes like strawberry jam. Years later I began to reduce the amount of sugar, so the jam […]

The cold season is the time of citrus fruit. Although citrus are not growing here, the moderate climate in this time is just perfect for them in south Italy, Spain or Mallorca. The body is longing for vitamines, colour and fruits and the wonderful world of citrus can only sooth it. We like to order our fruit from Fet a Soller from Mallorca. The juice oranges are dreamy! The juice […]

Rhubarb jelly was a true discovery for me last year and since then I cannot imagine my jam pantry without it. I prefer mostly jams, which feature the main flavour of the fruit and not ones that are mixed with five other fruits and ingredients. I want to taste every ingredients and assign it properly. Therefore I do not favour four-berry-jams and stuff like that. Rarely there is a combination […]

Now it’s elderflower time again. For sure, I won’t miss it! We already were busy in picking the flowers. In our area a lot of elder bushes are growing, especially on the way to our field. Unfortunately a lot of them are right beside the street. At least since Hugo everyone knows elderflower syrup, but jelly isn’t so popular yet. But that’s how you get the flowers right onto your […]