Summer Jams, Jellies and Cordials
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Celebrate the arrival of the soft fruit of summer with a hands-on day making jams, jellies and cordials. The day begins with tastings of Vivien’s jams, jellies and cordials. Vivien will explain the characteristics of traditional jams, jellies and cordials and demonstrate the simple stages of making these preserves. With a choice of recipes, we’ll prepare and make jams, jellies and cordials during the day. There will be recipes, jars and bottles to take home. Lunch is included.
Simmering and boiling ingredients
Potting jam and jelly and safe storage
How to test for a set
How to test pectin
How to remove scum
How to water-bath cordials
Selecting and safe use of equipment