Classic Preserves Homemade preserves are delicious, easy to make and a delight for the whole family. This book will help you ensure that the shelves of your store cupboard will always be full of evocative, mouthwatering condiments and confections made, jarred and decorated in your own kitchen. Fresh, bright and contemporary, this beautiful new cookbook is filled with 140 recipes covering every kind of preserve and pickle, from jams and jellies to relishes and chutneys. There are specific chapters on Jams and Conserves; Sweet Fruit Jellies; Marmalades; Curds, Butters and Cheeses; Sweet Fruit Preserves; Pickles; Chutneys; Relishes; Vegetable Jellies; Sauces and Mustards. Whether you prefer Damson Jam, Spiced Cider and Apple Jelly, and Lemon and Ginger Marmalade or Pear and Vanilla Butter, Tart Tomato Relish, and Tarragon and Champagne Mustard, this book will be a constant delight and inspiration. Fully illustrated with 220 glorious images, each recipe is easy to follow, and explains which dishes your preserves are most suited to accompany. A guide to ingredients and techniques rounds off this beautiful volume, showing you which fruits and vegetables are most suitable to work with and how to preserve them using salt, sugar, alcohol and vinegar.