Try Delices and Gourmandises exotic fruit jam recipe
For both kids and adults, jam is essential for breakfast or snack time. Strawberry, peach, apple, etc., various flavors can satisfy all tastes and vary your pleasures. Delices and Gourmandises invites you to taste its dietetic jams and offers you the recipe of exotic fruit jam.
Jam: an ancestral method for preserving fruits
Jam’s origins go far back in history. First writings on the subject date from the year 73. Fruits were then mainly cooked in honey, syrup or wine. The recipe comes from the East to help preserving fruits. Jam was introduced in Europe in the Middle Ages, during the first crusades. Considered as a luxury item, it was mainly enjoyed by the nobles. It started to be democratized from the XIX century with the discovery of beet sugar.
Prepare exotic fruit jam with Delices and Gourmandises team
Most fruits and vegetables can be used to make jam. For today, Delices and Gourmandises takes you on a culinary trip to faraway places with exotic fruit jam.
To get 6 jars of jam, you need:
– 1 kg of sugar
– 1.5 kg assortment of exotic fruits depending on the season: pineapple, mango, papaya…
– 4 limes
– 4 passion fruits
– 1 vanilla pod and / or a cinnamon stick (optional)
– Peel and cut all fruits into pieces.
– Extract pulp and juice from the passion fruit and strain.
– Pour into a saucepan, add lime juice.
– Add sugar, mix well and marinate for at least 12 hours.
– To cook, bring the preparation to a boil, then reduce heat, and cook for thirty minutes on low-medium heat. It is essential that you stir regularly with a wooden spoon to prevent the mixture from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Cooking is complete when no single drop falls from the spoon.
– Let the jam cool before pouring it into sterilized glass jars.
– Keep away from light during a week before serving.