Lillie O’Brien


After four years as pastry chef at St John Bread & Wine London, Lillie O’Brien embarked on a career as a full-time jam maker, aka London Borough of Jam, fearlessly combining the traditional and the unconventional. She produces her seasonal jams in small batches using copper pans in Hackney, London.

Lillie O'Brien's Edits
  • Raspberry and liquorice jam

    October 22, 2013

    ...At her HQ in Clapton, aka home sweet home, Lillie O’Brien makes uncommonly good jam.  You may have seen it on sale at Leila’s Shop in Shoreditch, the Deli Downstairs in Victoria Park, or La Froma...

  • Chatsworth Road

    November 1, 2012

    ...Chatsworth Road Market isn't a newcomer to the East End market scene, rather a plucky revival – at its height during the 1930s, there'd be 200 stalls through the week. We asked Lillie to talk us thr...


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