Yesterday saw Samuel and I down at Duncan's farm to pick our raspberries for jam (and the odd muffin). A lot of the fruit had already been picked but we still managed to get a big green punnets worth for the bargain price of £4.00. There were quite a few others there too probably with the same idea. There might be a lot of jam making going on locally this week. The Keith show is coming up so who knows?
The Recipe:: Given to me by my friend Ann when I worked in the doctors all those years ago. It's always worked for me.
2 1/2 lb of raspberries
3lb of sugar (I used jam sugar as last year it didn't set with normal granulated sugar)
This makes about 5/6 jars.
1:: Bring the raspberries gently to the boil then boil rapidly for 5 minutes.
2:: Remove from the heat and add the sugar. Stir over a low heat until all the sugar has dissolved.