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Sunday, June 19, 2011

Ginger and Strawberry Jam...

It's warm, aromatic and smacks of winter....just perfect for this cold snap.......

Ginger and Strawberry Jam............. easy to make....

The recipe....
500g strawberries, washed and hulled
zest and juice of 1/2 a lemon
400g castor sugar
2 tbsp fresh ginger, crushed

Place the strawberries, lemon juice and ginger in a large pot and stir over a low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Then increase the heat to medium and cook, stirring continuously for about 20 - 30 mins. Turn up the heat to between med and high and allow to boil rapidly for about 15 mins, stirring occasionally.
Spoon the jam into warm jars and let it cool before sealing.

   In a beautifully adorned "lemon" cup!

Don't forget the giveaway closing the 30th June 2011!



  1. The jam sounds great Shel, nice and easy too:@)

  2. The addition of the ginger is such a great idea..Love Ginger:) Thanks so much for sharing this recipe Shel~x

  3. You have a lovely blog! I came from Monique's and am now a follower.

    Take care,

  4. Oh I bet that is delicious! There is nothing better than homemade jam! Have a great week!


  5. This is a special jam...and really easy.
    thanks for your comments.
    Shel x

  6. CONGRATS on being listed on the Food and Wine Bloggers'Directory! x I saw you there!