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Do you think it matters............. ......

(13 Posts)
kittylester Wed 04-Nov-15 13:49:46

that I put seedless raspberry jam into a slow cooked bolognese sauce instead of redcurrant jelly? blush

tanith Wed 04-Nov-15 13:54:13

No its red and sweet can't think anyone would notice if you don't tell them wink

Cherrytree59 Wed 04-Nov-15 13:58:53

No I don't think so I've used cranberry when I ran out of red currant ( DH hates it but kept stumgrin) I use red currant to sweeten the tomatoes as they can be acidic. It was a Mary Berry tip. The jam will do the same and should melt down. Just make sure stirred in! Serve as usual and keep to yourself [Smile]

kittylester Wed 04-Nov-15 14:04:43

I wouldn't mind but I have done a huge vat of the stuff to go in the freezer! blush

ninathenana Wed 04-Nov-15 14:34:30

Thanks for the tip kitty I've never tried putting either in bolognaise sauce grin

Maranta Wed 04-Nov-15 14:38:15

I'm sure it will be fine.

I often put in a tablespoon of red wine in mine, it makes it yummy!

loopylou Wed 04-Nov-15 14:52:57

It'll be fine I'm sure, unless you added a number of jars?

If you don't tell then no one will be the wiser smile, I'm sure it will be delicious.

Luckygirl Wed 04-Nov-15 14:55:09

Sounds yummy!

kittylester Wed 04-Nov-15 15:02:19

I usually put redcurrant jelly, worcesterhire sauce, red wine and anchovies in but never tried it with jam.

Teetime Wed 04-Nov-15 15:22:43

You could counteract with a dash of chilli sauce if its too sweet.

Galen Wed 04-Nov-15 15:49:01

Sacrilege! Nutmeg yes, but jam?shock

Grannyknot Wed 04-Nov-15 21:44:28

My Italian stepmother taught me to make Bolognaise and she always added a pinch of brown sugar to the sauce. I've done that ever since to any tomato dish. Never thought of using jam.

I do add a healthy dollop of sweet fruit chutney to any curry dish I'm making.

kittylester Wed 04-Nov-15 21:52:06

I always add sugar to tomato dishes. I didn't use jam on purpose - the jars and labels are very similar. I always add redcurrant and Worcester sauce to beef and lamb dishes for depth. But, it was delicious with jam! And I have four more pots of two servings each.