This Banana Jam with Figs, Peaches and Grapes is very aromatic and you can serve it on your toast, muffins, scones, cheesecakes or with a cheese platter.
Jams and marmalades
There’s nothing like homemade apple turnovers with homemade shortcrust pastry and apple sauce.
In the summer I love making these sauces/spreads which are thinner than jams and less sweet and use them on top of desserts but they are also perfect for breakfast.
Pâte Brisée (pronounced paht bree-ZAY), is the French version of classic pie or tart pastry dough. You can see it mentioned as pie dough or savoury shortcrust dough.
There are many recipes for strawberry jams which you can follow but in my opinion you cannot follow the same recipe always. My secret is to boil the jam in stages to achieve the right density.
How can we tell if the syrup is ready? That is a good question. There are several methods, old and new, to tell if the syrup has the right density.