Strawberry Jam

One of the perks of Auckland is the strawberries- sweet and juicy, cheap and in bigger punnets (“chips”) than the South Island. I made strawberry jam today (I think it was the hottest day we’ve had yet- a perfect day to stand over a hot stove!) to give as Christmas gifts. My Grandad Don told me that strawberrys make a nice jam. You know what he’s getting!

 I took a few photos of the process.

I think this last photo is my favourite!

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5 Responses to “Strawberry Jam”


  1. 1 mike November 30, 2008 at 6:02 pm

    Hello from New York! Strawberry shortcake is my favorite cake. Strawberries are very tasty.

  2. 2 Mary Nanna November 30, 2008 at 6:15 pm

    Bootiful photography. Just gorgeous.. yes, there are few weird Aucklandisms to get used to.. you’re in “chip” and “bach” and “westie” territory now!

  3. 3 Pauline November 30, 2008 at 6:34 pm

    Yum! The strawberries are not quite ripe here yet. My Mum always gives us a box of jams and pickles and relishes for Christmas… great gift.

  4. 4 Tor-Ivar November 30, 2008 at 7:04 pm

    Lovely pictures 🙂 Nice use of bokeh 🙂

  5. 5 Katie December 1, 2008 at 8:25 am

    Looks super yummy! Especially since it’s and icky cold winter in the US right now! Strawberries are a whole season away 😦


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