sweet as hers and Jam is me! Loved this post! 🙂

Words and Herbs

No, not that kind of jam session! … This jam session involves a whole lot of strawberries and some rhubarb – no guitar solos, prima donnas or whatever. Simply that gorgeous sweet and sticky stuff. I love making jam… it makes me happy!


It’s the right weather for it for once… cool and cloudy. (It’s usually sweltering and I need a ventilator to cool my jam down!) Here are the two classic jams I made.

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

I had to hunt down the last few sticks of rhubarb, but found strawberries in abundance! 😀

  • 500g rhubarb, chopped
  • 500g strawberries, chopped
  • 500g “2 plus 1” jam/preserving sugar (This has more added pectin than normal jam sugar, so the ratio of fruit to sugar is 2:1) Alternatively use normal jam sugar and check the packet instructions.
  • Juice of half a lemon

Gently stew rhubarb with 100ml water and the…

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