Cold jam fruit jam with rosemary and ginger
In various forms, colds and flu overtake many of us, but not everyone likes to stuff themselves and loved ones with cold medicines.
There is an exit! He was told by the smells of spices, and as a result of the experiments, an excellent cold remedy was obtained. Now you can safely say that you will recover as Carlson helped with a jar of jam.
So, the base of jam can be any - apples, pears, quinces or oranges. We add the following spices to the fruit, which you will find in any store.
Firstly, a horned root or ginger, which has an anti-inflammatory and soothing effect, and also stimulates expectoration, which is often necessary for colds.
Secondly, cardamom, it is from the ginger family with a strong camphor aroma. Cardamom helps remove mucus from the body, according to experts in eastern medicine, so it is used for bronchitis, asthma and the common cold. In addition, cardamom can neutralize pathogenic flora.
Thirdly, rosemary, the leaves of which contain rosemary or essential oil, helps with colds. Rosemary is able to clean the air in the room from germs and can defeat many harmful microorganisms.
Fourth, add lemon, although it will be cooked for a long time, but a significant part of vitamin C will remain in jam.
- Cooking time: 45 minutes
- Quantity: 600g
Ingredients for fruit jam against colds with rosemary and ginger:
- 300 g of apples;
- 300 g pears;
- 30 g of fresh ginger root;
- one lemon;
- 400 g of sugar;
- sprig of rosemary, cardamom, ground cinnamon.
A method of preparing fruit jam against colds with rosemary and ginger.
Remove the core of apples, cut them into small cubes. Peel the pears, cut into cubes. Fruits need to be cut into cubes of approximately the same size so that they are ready at the same time.
We clean a thin layer of the skin from the fresh ginger root, rub the root on the smallest grater. If the ginger root is with fibers, then they should not be added, it is better to throw it out or put in some tincture, in the jam you need to put only a gentle grated pulp.
Remove a thin layer of yellow peel from a lemon, try not to touch the white flesh, it is very bitter. Squeeze the juice from the lemon, add to the fruit.
Pour fruit with lemon juice into sugar, add a pinch of ground cinnamon, finely chopped leaves of rosemary and cardamom grains, mashed in a mortar. Leave the fruit with sugar for 15 minutes so that the sugar melts a little. If you don’t have time to wait for the sugar to melt, then just cover the pan with jam and turn on the heat for more, when the jam boils, you can remove the lid.
Cook the jam for about 25-30 minutes, until the pieces of fruit boil and become completely transparent.
We lay out the finished jam in dry sterile jars; for long-term storage, jars with jam can be pasteurized for 5-8 minutes at a temperature of 80 degrees.
Now, if you suddenly catch a cold, it is not necessary to run to the pharmacy for overseas drugs, you can drink a cup of hot tea with fruit jam against a cold with rosemary and ginger. Get well and don't get sick!