strawberry rhubarb ginger jam

The Life of Liesel

2015-07-12 14.09.44-1Yesterday I showed up in Santry Community Garden all ready to put a good bit of work in. I haven’t been there for this season yet so wasn’t quite expecting the job I was asked to do – harvest the strawberries. Not a bad job!! After a couple of hours lifting leaves and removing those red morsels of goodness I was amazed to realise that this was not the end of the crop! They seemed to be ripening behind me. We shared them at the end of the day and I grabbed a few stalks of rhubarb as well. Soon I was off home to make some jam.

I know some people like their strawberries alone in a jam but I found that adding a bit of rhubarb and ginger to the mix makes the strawberries have this je ne sais quoi quality about them. If you are up to…

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