Friday, July 24, 2015

How to prepare homemade jams and sweet

Think of a homemade jam is synonymous with snack upon returning from school when we were small, the cooking of grandma or a trip to a place away from the city, where he prepares as if it were a tea and in quantity. To be able to return to experience those feelings, nothing better to learn some recipes homemade jams and sweet fruit.

How to prepare homemade jams and sweet

1- Inherent in all of the jams features:

The first step for any kind of sweet is to choose the fruit, which must be fresh. The most frequent are the strawberry, peach, plum or orange, but can be also made of vegetables such as tomatoes and carrots. It is recommended that the fruit is ripe and not very soft, having strong aroma and color. You peel, bones removed and cut. Pulp (as the case may be) can blend to make it thicken better. It is macerated with sugar to make it release the juice. Some add them a little lemon juice to prevent them from rusting.
Then he proceeds to boil the preparation, a fundamental step to make the jam perfect. The time will depend on the fruit and water containing. To preserve, once cooled, is placed in glass containers (not of plastic because its flavor), previously disinfected with boiling water or with a splash of vinegar. They should be able to be closed hermetically.
Jams and sweets can be used for many preparations in the kitchen, but the basic thing is to spread on crackers, slices of bread or toast, either for breakfast to lunch. They can also be used for desserts or fill cakes. In the event that they are vegetables used to add flavour to cheese, omelettes, salads and fish.

2- Peach jam recipe:

You will need 1 kilo of peaches, half a kilo of sugar, the juice of a lemon and half shells. Peel the fruit and cut into small cubes, leaving to stand for an entire day with the sugar and the lemon juice in a large saucepan. The next day is placed skin or cut into thin strips orange peel. Simmer the preparation, stirring once in a while, for about 45 minutes. Leave to cool and fill several vials (with these quantities can be 600 cm3 approximately).

3- Strawberry Jam recipe:

You need 1 kilo of strawberries, 700 grams of sugar and a lemon. Very well wash strawberries and remove the Green lanyard. Cut into strips lengthwise, if you want noticeable pieces of fruit to consume the jam, but you can pass it through the food processor. Place in a container and add the sugar over. Cover well and leave it in the refrigerator until the next day. It happens to a large pot and drizzle with the juice of a lemon. Cooking over low heat with the pot, uncovered and stirring occasionally with wooden spoon, skim from forming. The cooking time can vary between one and three hours. When no more liquid, wait until it has cooled down. Fill glass jars that are necessary. Cover well and placed in the refrigerator.

How to prepare homemade jams and sweet

4- Grapefruit Marmalade recipe:

To make this delicious jam, you'll need 3 pink Grapefruits, 3 envelopes gelatin flavor, essence of liquid sweetener, vanilla and zest of two oranges. Squeezing the Grapefruits and in a separate container processed the pulp and place them in a saucepan together with the orange zest and a liter of water. Cook until the preparation is reduced and is tender. Add gelatin dissolved in a cup of cold water. Sweeten to taste. Cook five minutes more, stirring until thickened. Leave it to temple and packaged in glass jars.

5- Plum jam recipe:

For this recipe you need to 1 kilo of plums, 600 grams of sugar, the juice of a lemon and a cup of water. Wash plums well, remove the pit and skin and cut into pieces. Choose four small bones and mixture in a container along with the fruit (so you have more consistency). Add sugar and drizzle with the lemon juice. It leads to the fridge (covered) and leaves the night. The next day, dumps plums already marinated in a large saucepan and add 1 cup of water. Mix with wooden spoon and leads to the high heat to a boil (stirring occasionally). Lower the heat to a minimum and cook for 45 minutes, or until they are mixed you can see the bottom of the pot. Fill the jars you need, leave to cool, cover and keep in refrigerator.

6- Apple jam recipe:

For this recipe you'll need 1 kilo of Red Apple, 650 grams of sugar and a quarter liter of water. Wash the fruit well, Peel and cut into pieces. Kitchen in the quarter litre of water to simmer and the covered pot. When they are tender, strain and pisa. Add sugar and again to carry the fire, stirring every few minutes until it reaches the boiling point. Pour into jars sterilized and dry warm sweet. Let cool and cover. It leads to the refrigerator to preserve.

How to prepare homemade jams and sweet

7- Fig Jam recipe:

You need 1 kilo of figs and 800 grams of sugar. Wash the fruit well, remove the hard parts and process. Add the sugar and leave to macerate until the other day. Kitchen to simmer for an hour, stirring continuously. Packed, cover and leads to the refrigerator.
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