Preserve

What could be better than scones spread with home-made strawberry preserve, packed with summer berry scent and flavour, or a fresh apricot preserve to brighten a dull winter's day. Even if you've never made jam before, it's a doddle with Delia's help!

 
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Spiced Damson ChutneyMakes six 1 lb (350 ml capacity) jars

Spiced Damson Chutney

There are chutneys and chutneys, but this one is simply the best of all. It is something I couldn't live without, having it permanently on my shelf. I love it with cold cuts, with cheese, but best of all, sausages and jacket potatoes

 
 
Spiced Pickled Agen Prunes in ArmagnacMakes five 1 lb (350 ml capacity) jars

Spiced Pickled Agen Prunes in Armagnac

It's great to have a jar of these pickles in the cupboard to serve with cold meats or pates, but I think they also make a wonderful accompaniment to Crisp Roast Duck with Confit of Sour Cherries.

 
 
Sour Dill PicklesMakes two 17½ fl oz (500 ml) preserving jars.

Sour Dill Pickles

Supermarket dill-pickled cucumbers are always a bit on the sweet side for me, so this is my attempt at capturing that lovely sour New York deli-type pickle.

 
 
Pickled Beetroot with ShallotsMakes an 18 fl oz (500 ml) jar

Pickled Beetroot with Shallots

Preserved properly, beetroot has none of the overpowering vinegar flavour that you all too often find in jars. Instead, it has a wonderful sweetness and flavour that makes it ideal with all cold meats and cheese.

 
 
Lemon CurdMakes three 1 lb (350 ml capacity) jars

Lemon Curd

Lots of lovely recipes call for lemon curd and, once again, it’s something that is never the same when shop-bought.

 
 
Pickled Peppers and CourgettesMakes four 171/2 fl oz (500 ml capacity) preserving jars

Pickled Peppers and Courgettes

This is adapted from an old Cordon Bleu recipe for pickled cucumber. It's one of the best, in my opinion, for serving with patés, as it provides a bit of crunch and acidity to cut through the richness.

 
 
Pickled Shallots in Sherry VinegarMakes a 1 litre jar

Pickled Shallots in Sherry Vinegar

One Christmas tradition in our family is returning from midnight Mass to freshly baked, crisp sausage rolls and equally crisp pickled onions. I have now discovered that shallots with a little sherry vinegar make a different, rather special version.

 
 
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