Plum jam

750g plums
250 brown sugar
place the plums in  a pan with 100 ml water and bring to a simmer, then cook gently for 10 minuters until the plums are soft but still intact.

Add the sugar to the fruit and stir over a low heat untill all the sugar has dissolved,  cook for 30 minutes
Sometimes this can take a 30 minutes and on other occasion up to 40-50 minutes, depending on how much water the jam contains.
Pour the jam into hot, sterilized jars and seal.


Buschetta with fresh tomato

Have stale Bread?? Make Bruschetta

Preparation time: 10 min / cooking time: 3 min

Ten 1cm slices bread, 3 large garlic cloves (peeled), extra-virgin olive oil, 12 cherry tomato, fresh basil or oregano, salt.

-toast the bread slices
-rub a garlic clove over one side of each slice of toast. Place the slice in a single layer on a  serving and drizzle with olive oil.
-place a few slice of tomato on top of each toaste. Sprinkle the basil, pinch of salt and serve immediately.


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