NEW Black Bursa Fig Preserve

As we move into autumn, we have been busy in the kitchen working on a brand new limited edition flavour for this season, and are very proud to announce that we have launched Black Bursa Fig Preserve.

 
 

Packed full of the tastiest Turkish figs, our new Black Bursa Fig Preserve is beautifully sweet and full of juicy pieces of figs. Like the rest of the preserve range, it contains much more fruit and less sugar than a traditional jam, resulting in a highly fruity reduced sugar product.

 
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Plus it is really versatile! Not only is it delicious on porridge or toast for breakfast this winter, it is also delicious eaten with cheese making it the perfect accompaniment to any cheeseboard.

Our Black Bursa Fig Preserve is available to buy online here.

Much jam love,

Kate x

RECIPE...Mango Jerk Chicken with Rice & Peas

We love our Limited Edition Alphonso Mango Preserve but surprisingly it isn't just for sweet dishes.  You can also use it in savoury dishes too to add a fruity sweetness. We have a delicious recipe to share with you for when you fancy making something a little different for dinner this summer.

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Mango Jerk Chicken with Rice & Peas

The flavour combination of Jerk chicken with mango works really well and is seen in many recipes. The sweetness of the mango works really well with jerk seasoning, and this is true in this recipe as well.

Ingredients (serves two)

  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into strips

  • Tablespoon olive oil

  • Tablespoon jerk seasoning

  • 2 tablespoons Alphonso Mango Preserve

  • 100g basmati rice

  • Half a tin of coconut milk

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • Half teaspoon all spice

  • 2 spring onions

  • Half a tin of kidney beans

  • Chives for garnish (optional)


Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  2. Mix the olive oil and jerk seasoning in a bowl then add the chicken and stir until it is well coated in the mixture.

  3. Lay it out on a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes.

  4. Remove from the oven and spoon over the mango preserve, then return to the oven for a further five minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

  5. While the chicken is in the oven make the rice.

  6. Rinse the rice under cold running water and tip into a pan along with all the remaining ingredients except the kidney beans and chives.

  7. Season and add 150 ml cold water and set over a high heat. Once it boils, turn it down to a medium heat, cover and cook for 10 minutes.

  8. Add the kidney beans, cover and set aside for 5 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed. Garnish with chives and serve with the chicken.

 
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The Alphonso Mango Preserve is still available to buy online here.

Much jam love,

Kate x

Mango Recipe Ideas

Whether you want something simple to use your mango preserve in, or you’re up for making a recipe, we have some delicious ideas for how to use our Alphonso Mango Preserve this summer.


Alphonso Mango Preserve, Fruit & Greek Yoghurt

I love this summertime breakfast idea. I chop up some of my favourite seasonal fruit, including nectarines, strawberries, cherries and raspberries, and then serve with thick greek yoghurt and top with a generous dollop of Alphonso Mango Preserve. For some crunch, I add in some granola.

 
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Coconut & Alphonso Mango Preserve Smoothie

Blend coconut milk (such as Alpro) with banana and Alphonso Mango Preserve. For an extra creamy smoothie add in some coconut milk yoghurt too. This is vegan too, so perfect for anyone on a dairy free diet.

 
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Meringue Tray Bake

This is such a delicious and simple dessert to make this summer and impress your friends and family.

Make a basic meringue mix by whisking 3 large egg whites to soft peaks, then gradually add 175g caster sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, until stiff peaks are formed. Spoon into a lined swiss roll size tin and level carefully. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 130 fan for approximately 30 minutes.

Once cooled, lightly whip 150ml double cream and then stir in 150g greek yoghurt, a couple of tablespoons of Alphonso Mango Preserve and half a punnet of raspberries. Top with the remaining punnet of raspberries and generous drizzles of Alphonso Mango Preserve.

I hope this gives you some mouthwatering ideas for how to use your Alphonso Mango Preserve this summer, which is available to buy online here.

Much jam love,

Kate x



Springvale Christmas Roadshows

Over the month of May, one of our distributors that we are stocked with - Springvale Foods - are running Christmas Roadshows for their customers to come along to and see what’s on offer this Christmas.

 
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We were fortunate enough to be one of the featured brands in the roadshow, alongside some other fantastic small businesses including Dean’s Shortbread, who have the most amazing new tin which makes the perfect gift, Noveltea, who make delicious alcoholic teas, and Heart of Suffolk Distillery, with their fantastic range of gins, to name a few.

 
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This is a great opportunity for us to showcase our range of products to new customers and also meet up with current customers. We are also giving them a sneak peak of our new gift box, which we’ll be able to reveal to you all very soon!

Much jam love,

Kate x