[Sca-cooks] Jam was Medieval Questionnaire
johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Mon Oct 29 11:19:07 PDT 2007
This didn't post so I'll send it again.
That might be a problem of how it is defined as it all
becomes somewhat more complicated as the one British dictionary I just
looked at states—
A conserve of fruit boiled to a pulp with sugar; sets to a pectin jelly
on cooling. (Known in the USA as jelly.)
So here we have a Dictionary of Food and Nutrition equating the two as
the same in the USA.
And another book The Oxford Dictionary of American Usuage and Style says
(=  a fruit jelly
Elise Fleming wrote:
> I disagree with their equating jam with jelly. They aren't the same. Jam
> is definitely a later "invention". Or, can anyone show me a "jam" recipe?
> Alys Katharine
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