Featuring both classic and innovative recipes for every kind of jam, jelly, preserve, and marmalade imaginable, The Jam and Marmalade Bible is the only cookbook of its kind that you'll need to fill your pantry with delicious homemade treats. Author Jan Hedh begins with a comprehensive section on the basics, including the history of preserves, cooking techniques, lists of required equipment, how to sterilize jars and lids, and a guide to troubleshooting even the most delicate jams. From there he moves on to delicious recipes, including classics like strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, peach, and blackberry, as well as more exotic fruit flavors such as kiwi, mango, and banana. Try savory vegetable spreads and chutneys, such as pumpkin, tomato, and roasted red pepper, in addition to nut spreads. Finally, Hedh rounds it all off with a collection of delicious pastries to pair with different jams, and tips on which cheeses are most suitable for serving with various flavors. Delight and inspire your loved ones with homemade gifts at the holidays and fill your home with delicious preserves all year round with the help of this lavishly illustrated guide. Great for both beginners and expert jam makers looking for fresh, exciting ideas, The Jam and Marmalade Bible deserves a place in every kitchen.