If you loved the gorgeous flavors, of the "peach & tomato tarte tatin", this quick jam will capture the essence of summer in a different way. Lovely on toast in the morning, served with a roast pork loin or ladled over goat cheese as starter with an aperitif, trust us when we say you reallly must give this a try!
YIELD 3 cups
2 1/4 cups peeled and diced peaches (about 1 1/4 lb.)
2 1/4 cups seeded and diced roma tomatoes
1 cups sugar
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 (1.75-oz.) package powdered fruit pectin
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon Taste #5 Umami Pepper or freshly ground black pepper
Combine all ingredients except thyme and pepper in a heavy medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often.
Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until mixture has consistency of thick jam, about 1 hour 15 minutes.
Taste and adjust seasoning.
Serve immediately, or cover and chill preserves in an airtight container until ready to serve.
Store in refrigerator up to 3 weeks.