Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
A summer variation of a classic fruit butter (apple), a perfect opportunity for a novice "canner".
Cranberries and plums come together into one delicious, spreadable fruit fiesta at home sandwiched between cookies or spread on toast.
Damson is the queen of all the plums and Damson Butter is the king of all the fruit butters. Traditionally it is prepared without sugar and simmered on low heat for many hours, in 2 or 3 days. Thanks to this process it keeps in jars for long years.