In various forms, the common cold and flu overtake many of us, and after all, not everyone likes to stuff themselves and loved ones with anti-cold chemicals.
There is an exit! He was prompted to me by the smell of spices, and as a result of the experiments a great cold remedy was obtained. Now you can safely say that you, like Carlson, have been helped by a jar of jam.
So, the base of jam can be any - apples, pears, quince or oranges. To the fruit, add the following spices that you will find in any store.
First, horned root or ginger, which has anti-inflammatory and soothing effect, as well as stimulates expectoration, which is often simply necessary for a cold.
Secondly, cardamom, he is from the ginger family with a strong camphor flavor. Cardamom helps remove mucus from the body, according to oriental medicine experts, 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 clear the air in the room of germs and can defeat many harmful microorganisms. Fourthly, we add a lemon, although it will be boiled for a long time, but a significant part of vitamin C will remain in the jam.
- Cooking time: 45 minutes
- Quantity: 600 g
Ingredients for cold fruit jam with rosemary and ginger:
- 300 g apples;
- 300 g pears;
- 30 g fresh ginger root;
- one lemon;
- 400 g of sugar;
- sprig of rosemary, cardamom, ground cinnamon.
A way to make cold fruit jam with rosemary and ginger.
Remove the core of apples, cut them into small cubes. Pear peeled, 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 peel a thin layer of skin from a fresh ginger root, rub the root on the smallest grater. If the ginger root turns out to be with fibers, then they should not be added, it is better to throw it away or put it in some tincture, you should put only soft, grated pulp in the jam.
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.
Fruits with lemon juice are poured with sugar, add a pinch of ground cinnamon, finely chopped rosemary leaves and cardamom kernels, ground in a mortar. Leave the fruit with sugar for 15 minutes so that the sugar will melt a little. If you do not have time to wait until the sugar has melted, then simply cover the pot with the jam with a lid and turn on the fire more, when the jam boils, the lid can be removed.
Cooking the jam for about 25-30 minutes, until the pieces of fruit have melted and become completely transparent.
We put the ready-made jam into dry sterile jars; for long-term storage, jars of jam can be pasteurized for 5-8 minutes at a temperature of 80 degrees.
Now, if you suddenly catch a cold, you do not have to run to a pharmacy to get overseas preparations, you can drink a cup of hot tea with fruit jam against colds with rosemary and ginger. Get better and do not get sick!