Strawberry Jam

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By Claudia Roden

Published 1986

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  • 1 kg (2 lb) strawberries, preferably wild ones
  • 1 kg (


Hull the strawberries. Wash them only if necessary. Layer strawberries and sugar in a large glass or earthenware bowl, or in a deep china dish. Leave them to macerate for 12 hours or overnight.

Transfer the strawberries and their juice to a large pan and add a little lemon juice if you like. Bring to the boil very slowly, stirring gently with a wooden spoon or shaking the pan lightly, a