lemon, juice of
- Wash, hull and chop strawberries.
- Cook slowly until soft. Do not add any water.
- Add warmed sugar and lemon juice, return slowly to boil, then boil rapidly until mixture sets, about 20 minutes.
- Bottle in sterilised jars.
- Don't chop berries, add them whole to pan, when beginning to soften simply mash with potato masher.
- This cuts first cooking to about half the time, and helps make a smooth jam.