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Its getting hot in here...the story of my sweet chilli jam.

This week I had one of life’s epiphanies. It was about jam. Chilli jam, to be specific.

The epiphany..? Its easy to make. I’ve been spending money for years on gorgeous, delicious, organic sweet chilli jams from delis all over the country and yet it had never occurred to me to try to make my own. 753 more words

Vegan Lifestyle

Strawberry Guava Jelly

Our Strawberry Guava has never done anything much. Last year I actually fertilised it and we gave it a good trim because it was blocking our winter light. 302 more words

Sporadic Gardening

Jam Session at Sue's

Late last year, we had a jam session at Sue’s Place in Toowoomba. Sue had a group of Toowoomba¬†friends interested in learning to make jam so it easier for me to go to them.¬† 446 more words

Jamming News

Tis the Season

It’s Boxing Day here in Australia, which for me means the true start of summer holiday reading, grazing on leftovers, warm weather (usually) and the start of the Sydney/Hobart yacht race, which I usually don’t watch – living in Hobart I’m usually more interested in the finish! 921 more words


Jay's Orchard

This year one of our apple trees was laden with fruit, the apples were like Cox’s and very delicious. Many made it into my jellies & chutneys, even more in my tummy and that of Dave the sheep.

Country Market

Harvest time

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Preserving The Harvest

Jelly Time

I went to my mother’s house last weekend and we made jelly all day one day. For my British friends, jelly is what Americans call jam without chunks of fruit in it. 233 more words