Jam Roly Poly

I don’t know why, but yesterday I had this sudden desire for Jam Roly Poly.  I haven’t had it for years, and my only strong memories are back from my school days when vegetables were grey and steamed puddings as tough as old car tyres.  All a bit of a mystery but I guess it…

Easy Plum Jam

It’s that time of year again, the plums are ripe and falling from the tree and I’ve managed to get in just before the wasps get them all.  The primary use for my plums are to make another batch of Plum Liquour, but with the surplus I fancy some plum Jam (in fact I really…

Sloe Gin & Sloe Vodka

At last!  After searching for a couple of years, I have a source of great quality sloes.  Last year I was disappointed because my quest had failed, and I had to resort to producing batches of Plum Gin & Plum Vodka instead.  I shouldn’t have been concerned – this turned out to be a great…

Plum Liqueur & Plum Gin

I’ve been looking out for sloes all season with the anticipation of turning out a batch of Sloe Gin, but just haven’t discovered any.  What I do have in bucket loads are plums (- when we moved into the house we must have taken down 2 dozen self-set plum trees and left the 2 most…