After eating as much we could, we still had 1.5kg of strawberries left. So we made jam with these babies.
3 ingredient strawberry jam
I never realise how much water there were in strawberries. They took a much longer time to cook down. Unlike commercial bought jams, home made ones tend to be a little more liquid.
Figs glorious figs. It is fig season and I just could not resist buying 1/2 kg
3 ingredients jam. I did not have white sugar, so I used dark brown sugar.
I think the jam made was a little darker than it should be. All it took was 30 minutes of cooking time.
Using a long tray helps in the evaporation of water from the fruits. Showing the process of the jam making. Apologies, it may not look really good here with top shot. Anti clockwise left: Fig fruit cooked down. Bottom left: Jammy texture within 20 minutes. Bottom right: After the sugar was added and melted, the fig jam turned a dark brown colour. Top right: Cooking strawberries with sugar and lemon wedges.
Enjoying freshly made jam stirred into greek yoghurt
Crepes with homemade strawberry jam
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