We like using this jam for pork and venison roasts. It's also really nice on ice cream. Red currants are tart, so they need some help to sweeten them up. The blood orange and raspberries add some sweet while marrying well with tart.
Tart, sweet, and gorgeously ruby-hued, this red currant jelly is the perfect way to make the most of a relatively small amount of currants. I started with less than two pounds, and ended up with a very satisfying 4 half pints.
Red currant jelly: frequently specified in recipes, rarely seen on store shelves. But all you need are some red currants, a jelly bag and a dream. And some sugar and a little no sugar pectin. (Ponder that koan while you cook the jelly...)
Jam for grown-ups. It`s savory, sweet and bitter all at the same time. We`ll be eating this on scones, roasting meats with it or serving on a cheese platter. The unexpected hit of pepper raises this jam to unexpected places...