Rhubarb, Rose and Cardamom Jam
Ruby red rhubarb and the perfume of roses, warmed with freshly ground cardamom, this limited, seasonal jam is an celebration of May in Portland, when rhubarb fills the market stands right as the first blooms open here in the rose city. Suddenly, our cloudy home is saturated with color. As the city is drenched in a rainbow of hues, so this fragrant jam bursts with bright, powerful waves of flavor. Although it is inspired by spring in the Pacific Northwest, it has a wonderful exotic character that is just irresistible.
Ingredients: local rhubarb, rose water, cardamom, cane sugar, lemon juice.