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Strawberry Jam

  1 1kg of strawberries will make aprox. five, 300ml jars. Ingredients 1 kg of freash seasonal strawberries (June-July). 300 gr of raw cane sugar or honey. The juice of half a lemon. Pectin and citric acid added according to instructions on the leaflet. Marmello 1 or Pomona Universal Pectin Directions Clean, hull and cut the strawberries into two. Crush the strawberries with a masher until they begin to release all their juices – aim for 90% juice and 10% pieces of strawberries. Alternatively push the strawberries through a food-mill. Add the lemon juice. Heat the strawberries and lemon up and cook until softened – no longer than five minutes. Mix the pectin, citric acid and sugar in a baking tray and heat up in the oven for five to ten minutes. If using honey heat the powdered pectin and citric acid in a pot. When the strawberries are soft add the heated sugar or honey, pectin and citric acid and stir until it has all melted evenly in the jam. Bring the mixture to a rolling boil …