it makes perfect sense to store away food for use in times less plentiful: jamand jelly-making and food preservation have always been an important household craft as well as an essential part of the culinary calendar. Jampacked
with lip-smacking recipes, including ways to pickle vegetables and dry fruit, the secrets to great flavours, simply made, are unlocked in this
• Jam-making has experienced a huge revival in popularity, with sales of preserving jars increasing by 60 per cent in 2010 and the first WI Real Jam Festival taking place; even Kate Moss is making jam!
• All the recipes can be made from fruits and vegetables that are easily grown at home.