Jammy Cow Kitchen

How did it get so late so soon?

*hangs head in shame* Look how long it is since I last posted! Anyhoo, its not like I’ve had time on my hands or anything. For one thing I’ve had to buy a third jamming pan! Oh and a new kitchen… Old kitchen   No kitchen   New kitchen Needless to say the new kitchen isn’t…

Jam Tart Recipe Books

If you only ever buy one recipe book…or maybe two

If there’s one thing I lack confidence in, it’s making things up from scratch. I need inspiration. I like taking an idea and running with it. It’s not always pretty! .A small selection of inspiration   I have a few recipe books for preserves.  OK, I have a lot of recipe books for preserves. Some…

chelly from The Jam Tart

Chelly, Mellow Yellow? Not Quite

Not-so-Mellow Yellow Chelly We can’t keep this on the stall very long at the Farmer’s Markets so I thought I’d share the recipe. I can’t take all the credit; I got the idea from Nigella & you can make it as hot or as mild as you like. It’s much easier than making a jelly…

Oxford Marmalade

Too good to be true. Adventures in Marmalade.

Back in October I mentioned making marmalade…and the easy recipe I’d found. And it’s a good job I did find it; if I’d had to make the Oxford Marmalade I’ve finished today I’d probably never attempt it again. Cheeses wept! What a faff! I’m going to have to work on that recipe & get the setting point…

Oh dear….

Anyone who knows me will appreciate that I’m sooo beyond being a ‘yummy mummy’. I’m neither young enough, slim enough or attractive enough. However, I’ve just found myself overwhelmed with a feeling of yuppy, yummy mummy-ness that a trip to Waitrose was only just narrowly avoided. I have a new (to me) car. I had, previously, a black & pink…