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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2013, 11:03:53 am »
BZB,  glad you like it.  interesting bread there.!

rosie,  interesting no sugar recipe.  Just keep it in the fridge although if you put it in sterile bottles it will keep on the shelf until opened.  if yoru want it stiff,  you can stir in a low/no sugar strawberry jelly.

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2013, 01:12:00 pm »
Chookie, I was a bit worried that it seemed so liquidy. The freezer test turned out ok though.

I used raw sugar as I've run out of sugar. Boys love the jam. DS14 wants it for his cereal tomorrow.

Bread is a Hokkaido milk bread, made with tangzhong starter. I'm still experimenting the process with thermie. Seems so hard to get to window pane stage. Haven't found the sweet spot yet. Yesterday I under kneaded and had to manually knead. Today I over kneaded and it almost turned into a puddle ;D

Perhaps it's not meant to be. Will give it a few more goes before lugging out my kitchenAid.

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #17 on: August 07, 2013, 12:44:38 am »
Chookie, I'm having bread with butter and this conserve right now. The taste is  A M A Z I N G !

Perfect, jelly-like texture as well.

You have been elevated to my pedestal now ;D

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2013, 12:45:45 am »
Right where she belongs BZB  ;D
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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #19 on: August 07, 2013, 11:28:39 am »
Is there a UK version of Jam Setta please? I'd love to make this.

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #20 on: August 07, 2013, 11:41:26 am »
Is there a UK version of Jam Setta please? I'd love to make this.
Look for "Certo" in the supermarkets.It's usually with the sugar ;)
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« Reply #21 on: August 07, 2013, 11:43:40 am »
Many thanks CC. You always come to my rescue!
Much appreciated.

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #22 on: August 25, 2013, 12:44:31 pm »
Can't resist $1 strawberry in the market. We used lemon from the backyard and blitz a bit at the end. Yum!
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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #23 on: September 02, 2013, 08:07:58 am »
Made a third batch of this today.  Didn't realise that I didn't have any more apples so just added a bit more jamsetta and it turned out fine.
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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #24 on: September 02, 2013, 09:16:48 am »
Strawberries are cheap and humongous in Perth at the moment. 3 punnets for about $2.80 at Coles. Want to make more conserve but I've run out of jars I had recycled over the years. Now that I try to avoid the nasties I don't buy a lot of bottled stuff. Nice problem to have ;D

Anyone made Chookie's conserve without jamsetta before? Wondering if I could go all natural??

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #25 on: September 02, 2013, 10:14:26 am »
BZB, I also recycle my jars but if you need some in a hurry try your local op shop, out local shop always has heaps.
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Re: Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #26 on: September 02, 2013, 01:20:32 pm »
BZB,  you may need to use a whole apple instead of half a the apple as it contains natural pectin.
I'm not an expert on jams... However Tenina's va voom jam doesn't use jam setta, but does use a whole apple.
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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #27 on: September 02, 2013, 09:18:12 pm »
BeezeeBee you could freeze it in zip lock bags like i do
i don't need a recipe i'm italian

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #28 on: September 03, 2013, 01:34:10 am »
Great ideas, mab19, Jam and Uni. Thanks :)

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Re: Strawberry Conserve
« Reply #29 on: September 22, 2013, 06:25:59 am »
Got cheap strawberries again so making another batch today.
It didn't matter that the last lot didn't set.  It got used mostly as a pouring sauce on waffles.
And it certainly didn't last long enough to go off.
To avoid the issue of it being runny this time I am putting it into recycled Maple Syrup bottles.
Like most of my jams,  I just call them icecream syrup and dare anyone to dispute it.
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