Ghillie James's user-friendly guide to preserving summer fruits and veg contains inspiring recipes. Learn how to make everything from jam to drinks, ice-creams, chutneys, pickles and cakes. --Weekend (Daily Mail)
(Life s too short to make jam...) But Ghillie James thinks she can change our minds. And, indeed, flicking through her book Jam, Jelly and Relish on the train to her home in Hampshire, things look promising. Are there any more reassuring words, in the context of a kitchen manual, than that reviving pair 'don t panic'? James uses them a lot, combining a Delia Smith-esque voice of calm with a refreshingly modern outlook. --The Independent
This time of year can bring a glut of favourite fruit and veg in the garden, providing the perfect opportunity to transform your produce into chutneys, jams and preserves. Armed with Ghillie's book, you'll have lots of simple recipes to hand, plus inspiration for new ways to use your jars of homemade deliciousness. --Sainsbury's Magazine
About the Author
Ghillie James spent her school holidays helping her mother in the kitchen as she cooked in the bustling local pub, The Three Chimneys, opposite their house in Kent. She was food editor of Sainsbury's Magazine for five years and now does freelance writing for various magazines including Delicious. Ghillie lives in Hampshire and owns a company called The Lazy Larder, making soups, jams, casseroles and puddings for small farm shops and private customers.