A joyful, eclectic collection of recipes from around the world that recall the memories of childhood. Tessa Kiros leads us into a world where preparing and eating food is a joy, and kitchens are filled with the aromas of roasts, garlic and lemon. Apples for Jam contains a collection of mouthwatering recipes that are delightfully entangled with memories of the author`s childhood. These have been gathered from relatives, friends, and the author`s own life as a mother in Italy -- always using fresh ingredients to create uncomplicated family meals. The comforting dishes range from a ham and cheese baked bread pudding to a pear and berry crumble.