Rosehip jam is a healthy spread and a sweet garnish, it is also a basic ingredient in the best rosehip sauce. The only snag in preparing the jam can be its relative laboriousness, ie cleaning the rose hips.
Not only the stem and bug, but also the internal seeds and hairs are removed. Don’t be persuaded to another form of preparation, well-cleaned darts are the basis of the best jam.
It is advisable to have more children for the above-mentioned cleaning, who will be happy to help you, you just need to motivate them correctly. With us, we do it by first scaring them with harder work, for example, by telling them that they will rake and haul hay, .. and then it seems to happen to us that it is necessary to tear and clean the arrows .. then it is from do not tear off the arrows.
It is ideal to collect rose hips after the first morning frosts, but if you don’t want to wait, let them freeze artificially by placing them in the freezer for 2-3 hours.
You will need:
1kg of freshly cleaned rose hips
1kg of sugar or honey
1 teaspoon ground cloves
Pour water into the cleaned dart boats and cook until soft (about 30 minutes), but not completely until ‘bleached’.
Mix the soft arrows.
Add sugar (or honey) and ground cloves to them. Cook over low heat for about 15 minutes. Finally, perform a plate test. If necessary, cook longer. Pour into boiled glasses, close with a boiled lid and turn upside down.