Marmellata, or Italian Jam

marmellata

plum jam

Marmellata is the Italian word for jam.  The beautiful bounty of fruits found in Italy are made into homemade jam.

gelso

mulberry jam

My cousins made these delicious plum, mulberry and fig jams.

gelso

mulberries

Mulberries in Italy are called gelsi.

fig

fig jam

In Italy, these jams make a delicious accompaniment to small toasts for breakfast.

–Dina Di Maio

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