Which we were looking forward to starting in on the next morning. 2 teaspoons Pomona’s Pectin. Beautiful photos. Is it possible 4?) Thank you for all the time you take to write beautiful recipes and anecdotes to keep us entertained. I am not “correcting” you, just pointing out terms I am familiar with, that differentiate more clearly the important difference between a currant (groseillier à grappes or gadelle) and a gooseberry (groseillier à maquereau or groseilliers épineux). Rijk: I was in the Netherlands a few years ago washing dishes at someone’s home, and they said, “You don’t need to rinse them after soaping them up. And which explains why the deers get to them first; they don’t need to fill out all the paperwork around here. My parents had more than two acres of black currants. This recipe has just 2 ingredients. I’m still caught up by the radiation in green bean tips and not eating tomato skins! These redcurrants are captured so well! If the jars are hot and the lids “pop down” for a good seal then can you store them outside the fridge? In about three minutes take them out (careful with the hot water) and the skin should come off as easy as a banana skin. While homemade blackcurrant jam needs about 30 minutes of simmering and tending before it’ll set up, red currant jam is ready in about 5 minutes, no pectin needed. If you are canning the jam you can place a canning kettle full of water on to boil at the same time as you wait for the jam to boil. Remove the red currant jam from the heat and skim off any foam that has formed on the surface. I realize all fruits are different, but there seems to be a 20% shrink in volume after cooking down the currants. ), The Spruce Eats uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. Splendid! before globalisation it was possible to buy them in england cheaply. Green bean tips and tomato skins? I am one of your silent readers(for 3 years? Oh what beautiful pictures! I’m a spaniard living in Ireland who happened to have 2lbs of redcurrants from a tree in my backgarden. Thanks for the timely post. After living in France a number of years, that’s an interesting quirk. Instructions with many photos here! In the book there are “Perfect Pairings” which might be of help. Oh I do love red currants! how i would have loved to have been looking over your shoulder that day! I made this jam much like I do most of my jam recipes. I used to make currant jelly in Colorado where I could have the bushes. Except since you’re not a woman, you didn’t get to hear the bit about how your ovaries will be irreparably damaged by lifting that heavy bag of groceries. Love to meet you, dear! Sorry to have to say this, but I’m glad that I’m not the only one with a “pest” problem in the garden. loved the prune post too. To FNAC books about fromage making, to the Alsace and back to the groseilles jam. This reminds me of the time I visited a friend in Colorado and we picked baskets of red berries around his mountain home and made jam. Add a tiny bit of liquid (water or juice) to the bottom of the pan to prevent scorching, and then add the red currants. and never left a comment but this was just so funny. How to make Redcurrant Jam (Easy Recipe) First video in the Garden to Jar Series: Easy to make Redcurrant jam. I agree with Flexitarian about not having to refrigerate the jam. You’ll need a sugar thermometer for this recipe. The recipe was a simple one. I certainly love the red currant jam that I buy in our grocery store, but I bet it doesn’t hold a candle to this that you’ve made. I’ve never done anything with them until this year and google-ing for recipies came through your blog. But, hoping she won’t read this, my idea is to pair it with the anise and chocolate ice creams. What a stunning set of photos! Red Currant Jam. Redcurrants are coming along nicely, and I’m looking forward to making them into jelly. Amazing pictures…It’s looks amazingly beautiful…I have never made jam, though would love to try at some point….Brilliant blog…. Unfortunately I can’t tell you – because taste is so subjective. (Also…I made my own version of red currant jam once while living in Switzerland…we were trying to make Thanksgiving dinner and I mistakenly translated frozen “groseilles” as frozen cranberries. Cut an X through the skin at the bottom of the tomatoes, put them in a pan and pour boiling water over them. Redcurrant or currant jelly made from fresh fruit without boiling. Place the berries in a large pot and just barely cover the bottom of the pot with water. Just let them dry.” I thought that was really odd that soap could somehow magically dissipate into the air. And cassis. A coffee ice cream would be nice, but she’s anti-coffee. It not only reduces the cooking time for each, which preserves more of the fruit flavors, but in case you screw one up, at least you haven’t messed up all the hard-earned fruits (and berries) of your labor. Ladle the hot jam into washed and sterilized jars leaving 1/4 to 1/2-inch headspace. My favorite pic is the one of Sarkozy and the jam. After picking so many currants off the existing bushes at our new home, I ran out of recipe ideas. Puree, then pass through a fine strainer and remove the seeds. I could have used this time to cover my own berries. You can pay me with pastry. What beautiful ruby jam and what a shame I can’t make it. 700g (1.54 lbs) blackcurants . Now I can’t remember what kind of berries they were, but do remember we had to fight the bears for them…. You have a link to a classic one that looks great. I think I’ve been sitting here happily staring at them for 10 minutes. they are a beautiful fruit! Currant jam recipe. Nabeela: Thanks, and glad you’re enjoying the books! Leda Meredith is a food writer and certified botanist who has written five books on foraging and preserving food. I’d charge a bundle for those as well. Recipes With Red Currants. There is NOTHING (except the crottin de chèvre bien sec) that I love more in life than fresh red currents and red current jam! Wow – that looked delicious and your pictures were – once again – spectacular. David, what a splendidly bucolic post! Maybe you should have a second career as a photographer for ‘interiors’ magazines specifically shabby chic. The color is sublime and I can only imagine how sweet and delicious the jam was. I have actually tried 4 different recipes, and this one beats them all. 60% Red Currant Jelly Allrecipes.com A classic red currant jelly made from fresh currants. ; ), (Interestingly, a French friend asked me if we say “e-mail” or “e-mail”, and it took me a few minutes to explain that we say e-mails or e-mail as plural or singular, depending on the situation.). During the summer visit in 2013 Arpad spoke of the seedless currant jam his grandmother made when he was a young boy. Each and every ice cream we’ve churned out from The Perfect Scoop has become a favorite, but my sister has one that she just loves. (Anyone?). When making jams and jellies, it’s better to make a few small batches than one large one. (Like macarons, n’est-ce pas?). Turn the jars upside down and let cool completely. No cooking Add enough water just so that it covers the bottom of the pot. Best of all, this blackcurrant jam is one of easiest and fastest to make. He was planning on experimenting with the recipe until he reached his own childhood memory, but lacked the correct tool to remove the seeds from the fruit. 2) You have to add the remaining jam ingredients and they should be cooked on raw heat... be combined. Good appetite! Once cooked, pass them through a food mill, discarding the stems and seeds left behind. Wild raspberries yes, currants, no…. I’ve been doing jams and jellies for over 25 years, and even if not perfect they’re still dang good. I know it is absolutely apocryphal, but I am sure to remember it from now on every time I prepare the legume. I recently bought a $6.00 jar of red currant jam but I’d have much rather made my own. It’s tough to be removed from the creative part, it’s cool you got away and to what an experience. What a joy to have such a stash for the year. I knew I could use them up this way. Fortunately a little goes a long, long way with groseilles and since our bounty weighed in at over five kilos (about eleven pounds), there was a lot of jam ahead of us. Just warm it up and pour. Sue. Okay – the jam! Radishes with buttered bread! Reheat the jam just barely back to a simmer before filling the jars. I recently purchased some red currant jam, and it is delicious! https://www.countryliving.com/food-drinks/g205/currant-recipes-0606 Wonderful experience and recipe. Life in Paris sounds very much like life in India with respect to the administrative hassle people have to go through on a regular basis. No red currants here, sad to say. It took hours to clean the berries, but it will be worth it as now I have a recipe to make them into jam! Nutrition facts: 35 calories 0 grams fat. @ elizabeth re black currants: Gently crush the currants with a potato masher. And I can’t find fresh red currents here (in Alberta), sadly. I’ve been feeling a little removed for just about everything lately. Press half of pulp through a sieve to remove some of the seeds. Hope I get to make the jam someday..no access to red currents here. I have found from experience though that these sorts of french houses although absolutely gorgeous to look at are absolutely hellish to live in in winter. Red currant is best with game and roast lamb. FUNNY FUNNY FUNNY – I know the post is about the berries and jam but I liked all the hard earned information that you have received and so lovingly pass on to us. Your photos are beautiful and perfectly capture the moment. The French people don’t eat any vegetables with the skins on, they have square pillows, and they are very leery of those “courants d’air”….all that stuff could kill you. ;). White: Gooseberries are called groseilles à maquereau but when I see them, they’re sometimes just labeled as maquereau. Beautiful photos, by the way. Although I haven’t made it, you could sleuth out a recipe for ‘freezer jam’ and perhaps turn it into that, which doesn’t involve any additional cooking. But that’s too late anyhow. And the color-so beautiful! Red currants are a bit on the obscure side here in Oz – I don’t think I’ve ever seen them to buy and certainly never growing anywhere. Summer – no. Add the same quantity of sugar (1.2kg) and bring to the boil. David, what glorious pictures. Love it. You can experiment with red currants, there are many recipes for various preparations for the winter: fresh berries are prepared with and without sugar, with heat treatment and without cooking. I’m loving the red current jam. Serves: 20 Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cooking Time: 20 Minutes 20 Minutes. Hi David, Use the method here to carefully destem the berries. It’s officially on my list of ‘Things to make from David’s blog’, along with the apple jam (in the autumn, of course), lemon tart, pistachio gelato, and pretty much every recipe on your blog. Get recipes and blog posts sent right to your Inbox! however, now I know you’re becoming more francophile than anglophile: deers? Add to the currants, and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. You must have a large fridge for all those jars! … Dear David – “Doe a deer, a female deer”. Great minds think alike. Oh, sorry…your post was on red currant jam, wasn’t it? Because black currants are much stronger, if you have those, I suggest finding a recipe specifically written for black currants. When the. Leslie: I store my jams in the refrigerator, space allowing! Oh, dear. Sorry you’re swamped with paperwork. The jam looks incredible! Perhaps it’s a regional term? Great recipe for Red currant jam. Do you bite your tongue? I store jam in the refrigerator, where it will keep for up to one year. Spring (this one was more like Seattle). Because now I know they are places to soften your teeth.). I would *think* there was enough pectin as I followed the recipe on the jar of pectin – but you never know. For each pound (kilo), add the equivalent amount of sugar to the pot. And for my birthday, my “little” sister made the baked goat cheese (with the recommended accompaniments) and almond cake. Ran across your blog while looking for a blue cheese dressing recipe, now you’ve made me miss my red currant bush which I babied for years, and picked pounds and pounds of red currants off of for years. Ingredients. By using The Spruce Eats, you accept our, Easy-to-Make Recipe for Homemade Mulberry Jam, Easy Raspberry Jam With Frozen or Fresh Berries. To confirm, check with a place that refinishes copper pans, such as Rocky Mountain Re-Tinning, or another metal refinisher. Have made many batches of raspberry jelly using the upside-down method. Those glasses filled with black currant jelly were cloudless and of the most beautiful jewel color when held against the light. Alas, I will have to look a long time–not a local specialty here in Maryland, to say the least. But, how does one peel a tomato? I’m trying my best to make my husband, who is a complete non reader, read your book too. Now it’s my turn. Good Luck with the paper work and have a great day! Do you offer your suggestions to get shut down or ignored? The result is a delicious jam with a color as brilliant as that of the fruit. Green bean tips are filled with radiation???? And that scale is making me home sick. ture through a food mill fitted with a fine disk into a medium saucepan. I can see you already have answered lots of questions from this post, so thank you for all the extra info too! Hi David: After reading your post I have just been out in the garden to inspect the fruit patch. Honey Currant Jam Recipe. For 11 pounds (5 kilos) of red currants, we used 11 pounds (5 kilos) of sugar, and got twenty-two (12 ounce, 370g) jars of jam. Beautiful pictures David. Print This. Rinse the red currants and put them in a large pot. It’s a nice place in winter – no. When I went to the Alps for holiday, at the end of August a lot of redcurrant bushes would be ripe and ready just under the skylift track. 7. And perhaps drizzle each slice with the lean chocolate sauce. Weight the puree. (can you guess what book I’ve just been reading?) you’ve brought delight to my morning! Notes: For testing if the finished jam is jelled, you could use the nudge test: putting a small amount on a chilled plate, and rechilling it for a few minutes; if it wrinkles when nudged, it’s ready. After we had jarred up all the sticky-hot jam and finished up for the day, we headed outside for l’heure d’apéro. Once the berries were cooked, or whatever you want to call it, we passed them through the food mill and the resulting puree was weighed. I’ve brought my Perfect Scoop out front and center….it is finally 80 degree weather and time for some ice cream. now they’re expensive as everywhere. My wife went to see our granddaughter a few days ago and helped with harvesting fruit and veg from our sons allotment. It’s true – once you’ve done it, you won’t complain about the price any more. Thank you for the really inspiring photos. Print Recipe. I absolutely love redcurrants – my favourite of all the berries!!! Currants naturally possess a perfect combination of pectin and acidity, which ensures a good gel without the need to add commercial pectin. By the way, I’ve spent all day snacking on the kouign amann I made courtesy of your recipe. Without chunks. We toasted to a few other things, but mostly to the fact that we had enough red currant jam to last us through the next year. It is a not to be missed book. Just pick the fruit (which took about half an hour) wash and weigh the fruit. Alternatively, they can be used in a variety of cooking and baking recipes such as this red currant jam or delicious zucchini cake recipe. He died of an overdose of “produit”. In order for the red currant berries to grind better, they should first be slightly boiled in a small amount of water. Thank you! Another year lost. thank you so much! Drinking French Bar Boxes from Slope Cellars and K & L Wine Merchants, 10 Goofy Foods You’ll Find in a French Supermarket », http://www.astuces.bettybossi.ch/cui-methodes-de-conservation/comment-congeler-les-raisinets.html, http://www.kitchenlane.com/2010/04/strawberry-rhubarb-freezer-jam-spring.html. In my own past history, red currants were called “gadelles” in French, and “groseilles” were what you may know as gooseberries — totally different berries, with different applications. If you have an abundance, place them in the freezer in a sealed freezer safe bag for later use. Very sweet but fine because red currants are so tart. 4. My favorite cake is a sheet cake, Rote Ribiselschnitten mit Schneehaube, topped with fresh red currants and then meringue. Maybe you need to come back to the US for an extended stay to work on your English. I wish I had time to make some! Red currant jelly is used quite frequently in baked goods and available in every grocery store. I did put in some cinnamon and it turned out very well (and sweet)! Also, I listed 6 amazing red currant recipes … just lovely! Lovely! Glorious…if only I had redcurrants! (Seedless, thankfully!). An exceptionally lovely series of photos. How to peel them tomatoes? Crush currants thoroughly, one layer at a time. David, The first batch is tasty enough, but I’m wondering whether I could try again to get it to set. Heavenly! If the jam requires as much sugar as the berries, the red currant jam uses less sugar. I was laughing to myself a little while reading because I just commented on Twitter that I did not know how in God’s name you stayed so slim with all the awesome stuff you ate :). There were over a dozen large bushes, each covered with tiny red orbs looking like miniature Christmas ornaments, ready to be picked and cooked into jam. Should I make them into jelly the same as the redcurrants? I am curious about your style with coworkers while in someone else’s kitchen. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat; let cook, stirring constantly ( recently read in one of the older post someone called you Mr.Le Bo witz. Your photos, and writing, are both amazing, David! It is without a doubt among my top ten favorite books of all time. Cook the fruit for about 10 mins squashing the fruit to release the juice. Love the color of the jam, what lovely pictures! This particular one was at least 100 years old. I have never heard about the method of overturning the jars, i will do with the traditional boiling water method like my mother used to do. Also let me mention that I remember my mother and grandmother always cutting the tips of the beans and always peeling tomatoes (no matter how they prepared them or conserve them) – why? I’m not sure how a word that I thought meant “whiten” became the term for cooking something through (I thought it meant “to blanch”), but we had work to do and no one had time for my silly questions. Ladle the jam into clean jars up to the top and screw on the lids firmly. Ah, les groseilles… I remember having to look that word up in my phrasebook when trying to select jars of jam in Paris. And since we used our sweat-equity, they cost nothing but a few hours in the sun, and some red-stained fingers and newspapers. But – the whitecurrant bush is looking even more healthy and I don’t know what to do with these! And those jam jars…I wish I could have one of them! Your photos for this post are especially beautiful. And what a beautiful post. I have fond memories growing up of my grandfather’s current jelly. The second time, I used a different recipe and a thermometer and it set beautifully. All that said, I’d rather be in my little cottage in France, surrounded by my friends and neighbors, than any other place in the world. I usually make red currant jelly, but this year I’m going to try your jam instead. prunes d’agen are one of france’s great gifts to the world. Very nice of you to post this entry ;). Mix the puree and the sugar in the pot and cook over medium-high heat, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved. Better get busy and really do it this year. But I am happy that there were still enough left to pick and make that wonderful red sweet jam. And when you do find red currants, they’re not inexpensive. Will I still be able to use it for confiture if it lacks the copper inside or, doesn’t it matter? Second, you got now one more regular reader ;). Add the sugar and cook the mixture over medium-low heat, stirring constantly to dissolve the sugar. What a lovely post David, thank you. The jelly I made from them was exquisite, and I miss my bush now (moved a few years ago and couldn’t take it with me). (My frugal co-workers in the kitchen save it and insist it’s delicious on plain yogurt.) I corrected it, but wonder what the deers and shrimps have to say about it? Now I never put my purse on the floor, even though I have little respect for the person who told me this. Had to poke fun a little. As we don’t eat much jam I have never made it, but this post makes me want to. It makes me want to rush off and find some red currants and make that jam. Poor David, sounds like it was a rough weekend. Haven’t had it for yeeears now, so this was a pleasant memory. I asked one of my French friends one time why she took the ends off the haricots verts and she said….”because my grandmother did”….so there you go. And when I go back to the states, if anyone serves me green beans with the pointy tips attached, I’m more than a little suspect…. Two are still deer, not deers. That scale is a nugget of fabulosity. You can see an example of its use here: http://www.astuces.bettybossi.ch/cui-methodes-de-conservation/comment-congeler-les-raisinets.html. France is the land of single-purpose kitchen pots and pans and you would never, for example, make anything but cassoulet in a cassole, or make Baeckeoffe in anything but a Baeckeoffe terrine. FUNNY! Thank you David. I believe the berry/fruit flavor shines even better then. One thing I’ve noticed is that it’s funny how hyper-hygienic everyone’s become, but folks are content to let everyone touch all the produce in American markets, indoors and farmers markets, that they’re going to be consuming. Place red currants and water in a large, non-reactive pot. On medium high heat, cook 3-5 minutes until the berries have become soft and wilted. What an artist you are! I bought the pan and would like to begin making confiture in it but, the pan is tin not copper on the inside. I have white and blush grape vines. Despite our granddaughter trying to eat the red currants as fast as they were picked, this is what I did with a bag of them. Oh! Cook for 5 minutes, until the jam begins to thicken. Remove the orange peel and the spice bag, and stir the cassis into the jam. :), “… green bean tips are filled with radiation…”. Put these, stalks and all, into a preserving pan. Yikes… Those kinds of things always make me wonder what kind of goofy things we have like that in America. too bad it doesn’t know what it’s missing! idyllic! Holiday Gift Idea! Your photography is stunning. It is more acidic and has the ability to gel. I admire the patience it must have required to pick all of those currants. Get daily tips and expert advice to help you take your cooking skills to the next level. Some tin-lined pans should not be heated above a certain point but I’m pretty sure that you can use it for jam. 3. Bring the berries to a boil with the sugar and water, stirring constantly. It’s utterly amazing, so just wanted to say thanks! Man, I miss groseilles. i think the red currants look like little rubies – they give me a shiver when i see them in the markets. I asked the proprietor how old the pan was and he said it belong to a just deceased friend of his who was a collector of french copper pans. David, I was just in the garden and noticed that my black currant bushes have many ripe berries ready to be picked. A lovely post–the photos are wonderful. In the beginning I was afraid, that I had put too much water in the pan … but everything turned out as it should and now I’m the proud owner of four jars of lovely red currant jam. It's excellent on crisp toasted rye bread, or spooned with yoghurt onto porridge in the morning. This method of overturning the jars forms an airtight seal but if you wish to can them using a boiling water method, I’ve listed some links below. The blackcurrants give the jam a sensational colour whilst the gooseberries make the jam fragrant. though not so difficult to grow, i had some in my new jersey garden. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring occasionally. Rating: 5.0 /5 ( 3 voted ) Ingredients. I love red currant jam, its one of my favourites and miss not have my own red currant bushes as I once had when I lived in the UK. I do caution that if it’s too dark and still not thick, it’s likely there’s not enough sugar (or pectin) in it, depending on the recipe. White: I don’t mind corrections and am always happy to learn something new; I just never heard of that term and a quick Google regular search didn’t turn up anything on the first few page or two when I looked, so thanks for sending the link. The pictures of the country-side reminded me of when I lived in Sicily. So much Jam….. wonder if you could spare me some ??? You’ve basically described any experience shopping, cooking, or dining with my mother. Eye-catching pictures. I cannot imagine the mess and the resulting soup that the tomato would turn into. Yum! What do you think? Sally: Some friends were really shocked that I didn’t peel tomatoes. rinsed in boiling water) jars and covers, and b) you make sure you wipe the rim of the jar totally clean after filling it. and the jelly is so beautifully translucent. Merci David, for a lovely start to a Monday. I can’t imagine why. cheryl: It depends on what the lining was. They have just come into season at my local pick your own farm, and will be making a trip there this weekend. She then would make either syrup or jelly. Gorgeous photos, David! A couple of weeks ago I picked an unusually large amount, as most years the birds get to them first. Thanks David. I remember spending *hours* picking blueberries one summer, only to cash out and make a measly three bucks for all the back-breaking work. Turn up the heat, then boil … That’s the problem with your blog… All those links; From baeckoffe to granola bar makers. Thank you for recounting your experience. Heaven! I’m looking for an old charming house like that in France. You should sell them as sets of postcards or little frameable prints something – seriously. Thanks! And so informative; today I learned about the tips of haricots. Beautiful photos. Recipes Red currant Jam, redcurrant jam, red currant jam, pectin free recipes, red currants European. I have always loved red currants as they remind me of summer holidays at my grandparents summer house near the Danube in Hungary. In Switzerland, red currents are called raisinets (yes, like the American chocolate covered raisins!). I am not a fan of kitchen tools that cannot multitask but I could really use something like that for my cherry jam. Currant jam recipe prepared cold. So how about a Fall trip? What a gorgeous place to spend the day – and of course the jam looks delightful, too! I’m imagining the recipe must be similar, but do you have any experience with the black variety? Beautiful pictures! Est-il dangereux avec cette confiture coleur rouge sang au visage? Looks fantastic! Besides this jam or jelly like some call it, you can use your red currants in sweet and savoury recipes. I have already shared a couple of red currant jam recipes in this site, so not a jam this year but a jelly. Picking and pitting. Love the jam. It will still be somewhat runny while it is still hot. 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