The Basic Basics Jams, Preserves and Chutneys Handbook

Marguerite Patten OBE


Format: Paperback
Extent: 192 pages
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm
ISBN: 9781902304724.
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Publication Date: 01 July 2001

Marguerite Patten, doyenne of British cookery, shares her wealth of knowledge and her tried and tested recipes for jams, marmalades, jellies, curds, pickles, relishes, chutneys and ketchups. Home preserving is Marguerite’s most natural culinary territory and she starts by explaining the equipment and the basic techniques, as well as what to do if things go wrong. She covers not only family favourites such as picalilli, ginger marmalade and rose petal jam but also more unusual classics from around the world, such as quince cheese and hot pepper jelly.

Marguerite Patten

Marguerite Patten CBE, was born in Bath, Somerset, in 1915 and grew up in Hertfordshire. She started cooking for her family at a very young age when her mother had to return to work. When the Second World War broke out, Marguerite started working for t …

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