Jam, Mastic Macun, Carob Nectar, Natural Sugar-free Rose Jam, Natural Sugar Free Sour Cherry Jam, The Jam
History of jam
At the time of the Ottoman Empire Jam was offered in the palace before coffee. It was one of the most esteemed flavors in the Ottoman cuisine which Turkey has inherited from. Jam is one of the most valuable nutritional elements in the culture of the Turkish cuisine. It is made from the most natural fruits and plants in Turkey.
There are many sorts of jam according to taste, production type and place. Here are some of the jam varieties: Mastic Macun, Tarakli Ugut, Hatay Kebbet Jam, Natural Sugar-free Sour Cherry Jam, Natural Sugar-free Rose Jam.
How is jam made?
First, we wash the fruit and add it to a pot filled with water and some vinegar. Then, we rinse the fruit and put them in another pot. We add one glass of water to each kg of fruit and boil them at high temperature for 20 minutes. After that, we stain and cool them. We mash the fruit, add sugar and boil them to get the wanted texture of the jam. Finally, we let the jam cool.
What are the nutritional benefits of jam?
Jam gives you a great sensation in the mouth. Besides it’s very beneficial for health and has so many uses. Jams are very rich in the nutritional values so it provides you with huge physical energy.
How is jam served?
Jam can be a great dish at your breakfast and it can be a good accompaniment to tea and coffee. Besides, you can eat the jam with cheese curbs, ice cream, cream, or with milky sweets. Jam can also used in making cakes and cookies. It is amazing with its smell, taste, and color too.