Pear and Ginger Jam

         Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Condiments, Fruits

2 lb Pears 4 oz (1/2 cup) preserved ginger 2 lb (5 1/3 cups) sugar 1 1/4 c Water 1 oz (1") fresh ginger Juice of 2 lemons Makes 2 lbs Peel, core and dice the pears. Cut the preserved ginger nto small chunks. Put all the ingredients into a preserving kettle and stir over a gentle heat until the sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil and boil rapidly for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until setting point is reached. Remove the piece of fresh ginger, lift out the fruit with a slotted spoon and place in hot clean jars. Rapidly boil the syrup to reduce for a few minutes, then pour over the fruit to cover. Cover and process, then complete seals and cool. Mary(Chanteclair), Recipe By : Harrods Book of Jams, Jellies and Chutneys