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Chef, prolific author and journalist, Thane Prince loves food and has been cooking and writing about it for 20 years. For 12 years she was the food writer for The Daily Telegraph Weekend section and is a regular contributor to BBC Good Food magazine. She has written 10 books; her most recent was translated into 5 languages. She set up and ran the acclaimed Aldeburgh Cookery School, and now runs bespoke cookery courses. She lives in London and continues to write, teach and eat.
In Perfect Preserves, Thane Prince gives even the most unconfident cook the help needed to make perfect jams, pickles and chutneys. Using these recipes both beginners and more adept cooks will have plenty of ideas on how to fill your kitchen with jars of beautiful and tasty preserves. Each chapter will open with a recipe and step-by-step guide of How to make the perfect jar of: jam, jelly, fruit curd, fruit butters and cheeses, conserves and marmalades, chutneys, pickles, relishes, sauces and ketchups, cordials and liqueurs. With Perfect Preserves you'll have delicious marmalade for your toast, fig and onion jam to give as gifts and a cupboard full of delicious treats for any time of the year.
A valuable book in our constrained times, showing us old skills, thrifty ways with food and how to make some kitchen staples such as sausages, yoghurt, condiments, preserves, cakes and cereals. Above all, Thane Prince conveys the enjoyment and satisfaction of being able to create anything from home-made ketchup to a tin of biscuits. Having dabbled in these arts myself I can attest to the pleasure of viewing a cupboard full of preserves, embarking on winter knowing that some of summer’s delights are stored away for the dark days to come is one of the biggest joys of being a cook. Like for Like ReadingForgotten Skills of Cooking: The Time-Honoured Ways are the Best, Darina AllenHow to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-Sufficiency, Piers Warren The Lovereading view... A timely book for the new kitchen revolution, Ham, Pickles and Jam is not only a celebration of lost skills such as curing, rendering and pickling and a collection of fantastic recipes, but also provides advice on stocking a cupboard or pantry and the best way to store cheese, cooked meats and vegetables.
Preserve your harvest and create amazing jams, chutneys and preserves out of fruit, vegetables and even flowers from your garden with Thane Prince's Jams and Chutneys. This inspiring recipe book, from much-loved cookery writer and judge Thane Prince is packed with over 150 easy-to-follow recipes for making long-lasting sweet and savoury preserves to enjoy or give as a delicious gift. With a tasty mix of traditional preserving recipes, plus plenty of inspiring new ideas, you can pack your cupboards with jellies, marmalades, pickles, chutneys, cordials and relishes for all occasions. With recipes from mango jam to homemade tomato ketchup, and ingredients from raspberries to rose petals, Thane Prince's Jams and Chutneys is the tastiest guide to the art of preserving for the whole family. Perfect for all aspiring jam-makers and cooks, Thane Prince's Jams and Chutneys is the ideal step-by-step guide for anyone looking to create something uniquely delicious. Previous ISBN 9781405329545
Many of us remember jams and chutneys made by grandmothers and great aunts who also seemed to know exactly how long to boil a ham and how to keep butter, and who had a magical pantry full of secret delights. These skills are increasingly in demand as more of us want to make use of home-grown produce, reduce the weekly food budget or rediscover cooking from scratch. A timely book for the new kitchen revolution, Preserves, Pickles and Cures is not only a celebration of lost skills such as curing, rendering and pickling and a collection of fantastic recipes, but also provides advice on stocking a cupboard or pantry and the best way to store cheese, cooked meats and vegetables. At a time when we are all looking to shop more locally, cook thriftily and still enjoy great food, it is a book for how we live today.