Blackberry Jam Recipe!

Ingredients 900g blackberries 900g golden granulated sugar knob of butter Method   Put your fruit into a preserving pan or large saucepan and add 50ml of water and 1 tbsp of lemon juice. Bring the ingredients to the boil.     Lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.The fruit should be now be soft, if not keep on heat until … [Read more…]

Sugar (there’s lots in Jam!)

Put simply, sugar is a carbohydrate that makes foods taste sweet. There are many varieties of sugar, including glucose, fructose, lactose, maltose and sucrose – also known as table sugar. Some of these sugars occur naturally in fruits, vegetables and other foods. But much of the sugar we consume is processed man made and added on sugar. The … [Read more…]