Homemade jams, marmalades, pickles and chutneys have always been the first items to go at farmers' markets and fetes, and why not? They are a hundred times better than the shop-bought kind. And they make such fantastic use of a glut. Alongside all the favourite raspberry, strawberry and blackberry fruit jams and marmalades, there are recipes for jellies, relishes, pickles and chutneys.
This is the ideal cookbook for a generation of kids who want to learn how to cook. This book is designed to teach beginners of all ages the basics of baking and cooking -- and then some. Junior Chef focuses on simple yet delicious family favorites such as French Toast, Spaghetti Bolognese and Rocky Road Brownies. By starting with the very fundamentals of cooking, young chefs will be given the chance to gain kitchen confidence by creating dishes that will delight young palates and the family table alike.
Jams & Conserves
So much fruit is now on sale throughout the year, you no longer have to wait until it comes into season. And making jam, jellies and conserves is so easy - a large pan, a long spoon, an apron to protect against splashes, sugar and lots of fruit and bottles - what could be simpler? Almost every kind of fruit can be made into jam with the addition of lemon juice or simple jelly fixer. So choose your favourite combination and get out that pan.