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Jelly moulded into a decorative shape.
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A jelly is a sweet or savoury food gel, usually made through the addition of gelatin or pectin to edible liquids. The word jelly has different meanings in the English-speaking world. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a Wikimedia Foundation project intended to be a free wiki dictionary (hence: Wiktionary) (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 208 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 208 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A gel (from the lat. ... Gelatin (also gelatine) is a translucent brittle solid substance, colorless or slightly yellow, nearly tasteless and odorless, which is created by prolonged boiling of animal skin, connective tissue or bones. ... Pectin is a heterosaccharide derived from the cell wall of plants. ... A liquid will usually assume the shape of its container. ...

In Great Britain, it can refer to gelatin-based preparations (such as Jell-O, which would never be called jelly in the US), as well as savory preparations made of meat or vegetable juices. Sweet jellies include fruit jam or gelatin desserts such as Jell-O and blancmange. Savoury jellies include aspic or plain gelatin. Vegetarians and Vegans make jellies using agar, which is made from seaweed or grass jelly as opposed to animal collagen-based gelatin. A variety of pre-packaged gelatin dessert products for sale at a supermarket in the U.S. state of Wisconsin in 2004 Jelly, as sold in UK The most popular culinary use for gelatin is as a main ingredient in a variety of gelatin desserts. ... Jell-O is a brand name manufacturer of gelatin desserts, selling their products in the USA. Although gelatin has been used for many years, the preparation of dessert jellies from gelatin flakes is a laborious process, involving boiling the gelatin with egg whites. ... Blancmange, pronounced [], is a jelly dessert made of milk and/or cream, sugar, gelatin or cornstarch, and flavouring (usually almond). ... Savoury () denotes a broad band of flavour which is characteristically salty or spicy. ... ASPIC can refer to: Advanced SCSI Programmable Interrupt Controller Application Service Provider Industry Consortium Armed Services Personnel Interrogation Center Association for Strategic Planning in Internal Communications Authors Standard Prepress Interfacing Cod This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the... For animals adapted to eat primarily plants, sometimes referred to as vegetarian animals, see Herbivore. ... Hens kept in cramped conditions — the avoidance of animal suffering is the primary motivation of people who become vegans A vegan is a person who avoids the ingestion or use of animal products. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Seaweed-covered rocks in the UK Biologists, specifically marine biologists, consider seaweed to be any of a large number of marine benthic algae that are multicellular, macrothallic, and thus differentiated from most algae that tend to be microscopic in size [1]. Many phycologists prefer the term marine macroalgae over seaweeds... Grass Jelly is a kind of snack of some areas on southern China. ... Tropocollagen triple helix. ...

In the United States, it refers almost exclusively to firmed fruit juice preparations made with pectin. The usual U.S. distinction between jelly and jam is that the latter contains visible seeds or pieces of fruit, whereas the former does not. Jam is also often thicker and more spreadable. The traditional procedure for making jelly calls for the cooked ingredients to be put into a cloth bag. The liquid that drains through the bag without squeezing can be made into a transparent jelly. Jam by contrast is made from the whole fruit and liquid after cooking. Gelatin desserts are not ordinarily referred to as "jelly" in the US, and it is rare (though not unheard of) to use the term for savoury foods of any description. Mayhaw jelly is a delicacy in parts of the American South. Jam from berries Jam is a type of sweet spread or condiment made with certain fruits or vegetables, sugar, and sometimes pectin. ... Species Crataegus aestivalis Crataegus opaca Crataegus rufula et al Mayhaw is the name given to the fruit of three species of hawthorn that are common in wetlands throughout the southern United States. ... The U.S. Southern states or The South, known during the American Civil War era as Dixie, is a distinctive region of the United States with its own unique historical perspective, customs, musical styles, and cuisine. ...

In the United Kingdom, jam is not ordinarily referred to as "jelly", although it was formerly so known in Scotland. Motto: (Latin for No one provokes me with impunity)1. ...

In cooking, a variety of terms are used to classify pectin-based jellies:

  • "True" jellies are smooth-textured and made from fruit juice, such as grape jelly.
  • Jams contain both fruit juice and pieces of the fruit's flesh. Jams are also called preserves.
  • Marmalades are jams that contain some of the fruit's rind or peel. Citrus fruits are commonly used in marmalades.
  • Fruit butters, such as apple butter are sweet spreads made of fruit cooked to a paste and lightly sweetened. These are known as curds in the UK.

Jam from berries Jam is a type of sweet spread or condiment made with certain fruits or vegetables, sugar, and sometimes pectin. ... Marmalade is a sweet conserve made from fruit, sugar, and (usually) a gelling agent. ... In botany, a rind is the thick outer skin of various structures such as fruit. ... Peel, also known as rind, is the outer protective layer of a fruit. ... Species & major hybrids Species Citrus maxima- Pomelo Citrus medica- Citron Citrus reticulata- Mandarin & Tangerine Major hybrids Citrus × sinensis- Sweet Orange Citrus × aurantium- Bitter Orange Citrus × paradisi- Grapefruit Citrus × limon- Lemon Citrus × latifolia- Persian lime Citrus × aurantifolia- Key lime See also main text for other hybrids Citrus is a common term... A fruit butter is a sweet spread made of fruit cooked to a paste, then lightly sweetened. ... Apple butter is a highly concentrated form of applesauce, produced by long, slow cooking of apples with cider or water to a point where the sugar in the apples caramelizes. ...


  • Jelly has been eaten since Ancient Egyptian times.
  • It is mentioned in early Anglo-Saxon recipe books.
  • Mass production began in the nineteenth century
  • The first concentrated cube arrived in 1932.
  • By the early 1990s UK sales hit £37m a year.
  • In the UK "Ice cream and jelly" became the most popular after-dinner dessert[citation needed], but has suffered a decline in that sense since the 1990s.
  • A jelly roll is another term for a Swiss roll.
  • Uncooked pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain and cannot touch a jelly mix as it will stop the jelly from setting properly by breaking down the gelatin. Papaya and pawpaw contain the enzyme papain, kiwi fruit contains actinidin, and figs contain ficin- all with similar effects. Cooking denatures the enzyme, rendering it inoperative.
  • A popular delicacy among students at some colleges and universities is Jell-O made by replacing some of the water with alcohol, often a spirit. The resulting "Jell-O shot" cannot be spilled like a normal drink and can be consumed quickly if desired.
  • A character from the anime Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo named in the English version Jelly Jiggler is based on a type of serving of Jelly.

Khafres Pyramid (4th dynasty) and Great Sphinx of Giza (c. ... Old English (also called Anglo-Saxon) is an early form of the English language that was spoken in parts of what is now England and southern Scotland between the mid-fifth century and the mid-twelfth century. ... An example recipe, printed from the Wikibooks Cookbook. ... A jelly roll (known outside of the United States as Swiss roll) is a cylindrical cake containing jelly or jam. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Ribbon diagram of the enzyme TIM, surrounded by the space-filling model of the protein. ... Bromelain is not a single substance, but rather a collection of enzymes and other compounds. ... Binomial name Carica papaya L. The papaya, also known as mamão, tree melon, fruta bomba, lechosa (Venezuela and the Dominican Republic), or pawpaw is the fruit of the tree Carica papaya, in the genus Carica. ... Species See text Pawpaw (Asimina) also known as a prairie banana, Kentucky banana, or Ozark banana, is a genus of eight or nine species of small trees with large leaves and fruit, native to southeastern North America. ... Papain is a protease enzyme (EC 3. ... Species About 94; see text. ... Actinidin is a protein digesting enzyme present in kiwifruit. ... Species About 800, including: Ficus altissima Ficus americana Ficus aurea Ficus benghalensis- Indian Banyan Ficus benjamina- Weeping Fig Ficus broadwayi Ficus carica- Common Fig Ficus citrifolia Ficus coronata Ficus drupacea Ficus elastica Ficus godeffroyi Ficus grenadensis Ficus hartii Ficus lyrata Ficus macbrideii Ficus macrophylla- Moreton Bay Fig Ficus microcarpa- Chinese... Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo ) (sometimes known as Bo x 7, Bo^7, or Bo-bobo) is a manga by Yoshio Sawai, published by Shueisha in Japan and serialized in that countrys Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. ...

See also

Joseph Rowntree (24 May 1836 - 24 February 1925), a Quaker philanthropist, was born in York. ...

External link

  • Black jelly (recipe)
  • Jelly sparks toxic waste alert


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