Spotlight On....Jalapeño Jam

This week I thought I’d focus on one of our best selling jams which is our Jalapeño Jam. Our range of chilli jams are incredibly popular and versatile, from being used as a condiment, a glaze or in place of a chutney.

 
 

The jalapeño chilli, pronounced ‘halapeno’, is a bullet shaped green chilli originating from Xalapa in Mexico which is what the chilli was named after. It is most commonly picked and eaten when it is still green, much like in our Jalapeño Jam, although if allowed to fully ripen it would turn red. Today, Jalapeño chillies have become very popular and mainstream in the UK due to the embedding of Mexican cuisine in our diets.

 
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When it comes to our Jalapeño Jam, we are very proud that it won a Great Taste Award in 2017. The judges commented that ‘ The jalapeno aroma is excellent. The balance of sweet and heat works very well and the length of flavour is just wonderful. We loved its versatility and spent quite a while listing how it could be used.  Altogether a delicious, lively, well balanced piquant jelly.'

Jalapeño Jam is delicious with cheese, meats and even eggs. With that in mind, here are a few ways of using our Jalapeño Jam.

Jalapeño Jam makes a great accompaniment or topping for lots of different things. Loaded nachos is a firm favourite and rather than adding slices of jalapeños, drizzle over some Jalapeño Jam instead.

Jalapeño Jam makes a great accompaniment or topping for lots of different things. Loaded nachos is a firm favourite and rather than adding slices of jalapeños, drizzle over some Jalapeño Jam instead.

Eggs and Jalapeño Jam is a incredible combination. Try serving it with scrambled egg, drizzling over poached egg, or even with egg & soldiers smothering jalapeño jam on toast before dipping into a a runny egg.

Eggs and Jalapeño Jam is a incredible combination. Try serving it with scrambled egg, drizzling over poached egg, or even with egg & soldiers smothering jalapeño jam on toast before dipping into a a runny egg.

For more ideas, visit our chilli jam ideas on our website. Our Jalapeño Jam is available to buy online here.

Much jam love,

Kate x

BBQ Chilli Jam Ideas

With the great British summer upon us, it’s time to dust off the BBQ’s and get al fresco eating. And what better way to accompany your BBQ than with some chilli jams? Our range of chilli jams are delicious with any BBQ and here are a few ideas to get you started.

 
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Halloumi Kebabs

Cut halloumi and red onion into chunks, and cut cherry tomatoes in half. Thread onto kebab skewers, and grill on the BBQ, turning occasionally until cooked. Serve with Jalapeño Jam to dip your kebabs in to.

 
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Corn on the Cob

Grill corn on the cobs on the BBQ until cooked, turning occasionally. Smother Lemon Drop Chilli Jam all over the cooked corn cobettes. Return to the BBQ for a few minutes to caramelise the jam onto the corn.

 
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Sausage Sandwich

Take barbecued sausages, and smother over Jalapeño Jam in bread for the ultimate BBQ sausage sandwich.

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Burger

Once your burger is cooked on the BBQ, add some cheese and leave until melted. Serve in a soft glazed bun with a generous dollop of your favourite chilli jam.

Now it’s time to get the BBQ out and enjoy our chilli jams in the sun. All of our chilli jams are available to buy online here. If you’re struggling to decide which to go for, then try our chilli jam selection where you get to taste our full range of chilli jams.

Much jam love,

Kate x

Chilli Jam Ideas

One question we continually get asked from customers is “what do you use chilli jam with?”.

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The amazing thing about chilli jam is it so versatile and can be used in so many ways. From pairing with cheese, using as a condiment, and topping a burger, to mixing it into your favourite dips, adding to a sandwich and using as an ingredient to make a salad dressing.

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Whilst a lot of people are watching what they eat in January, we’ve spent the first few weeks in the kitchen creating and photographing lots of chilli jam ideas to share with you all. Our new webpage has just gone live here, and we will periodically be updating it to continue to inspire you with all things jam.

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I hope you enjoy looking through them all and trying out something different with our chilli jams.

Much jam love,

Kate x