Author(s): Linda Collister
There's something about homemade preserves - they just always taste so much better than mass-marketed brands. Making jams and jellies has never been so popular, with flavours and combinations on offer that range from the traditional tried-andtested recipes to the more adventurous. Traditionally, in times of abundance it made perfect sense to preserve food for use in times less plentiful, thus jam- and jelly-making and food preservation have always been an important household craft as well as an essential part of the culinary calendar and it's currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Featuring chapters on Jams & Jellies, Marmalades & Curds, Sweet Preserves, Savoury Preserves and Pickles & Relishes plus basic information on Preserving and sterlizing, storage and packaging for thoughtful gifts - this collection of fuss-free recipes is perfect for anyone wanting to take their first steps in art of home preserving.