Strawberry Jam

Don't panic. This is a quick and easy version of jam. Keep it in your fridge and it will last a couple of days
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 54 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 45 min
  • Cook: 4 min
  • Yield: about 2 jars
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Seeds of 1 vanilla pod

10 1/2 ounces (300 grams) sugar

2.2 pounds (1 kilogram) strawberries, washed


  1. Run your knife down the vanilla pod scrape out the seeds and add with the pod to the strawberries and the sugar. Mush it up a bit with a whisk leaving some large chunks. Put on a medium heat to bring to a gentle simmer and leave to cook for about 4 minutes. Using a ladle remove the scum from the top and leave to cool. Place in sterilized jars and store in the refrigerator.