1 kg tomatoes, preferably green
1 medium onion
4 cloves garlic (one for each 500cc jar)
1 tsp salt (per jar)
1 tsp peppercorns (black, white, red, green) per jar
1 tbsp sugar per jar
500 mls white vinegar
500 mls white wine vinegar
few sprigs of oregano
few basil leaves
A rich, sweet chutney that goes well with cheese and cold meats.
1lb/450g apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1lb/450g onions, peeled and chopped
1lb/450g ripe tomatoes
1lb/450g brown sugar
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 ½ tsp fresh...
Has anyone made apple butter?
I'm trying to think up ideas to preserve apples from my tree. We have a bumper crop this year so I've given away a few bagfulls and have made various pickles, mustards and chutneys. Mum and I chopped a huge load last night for the freezer to keep us in pies and...
Ciao a tutti,
Give the situation I think it may have use to share ways to preserve foods. Sun dry in UK is not option but we can use vinegars, oils and honey. Any way that stop bacteria growing. I know we have freezer but what happen when freezer full or electric goes off?
For many century honey...
This is one of those strange ones I came across 4 or 5 years ago now. The use of the term butter for the preservation of fruit. I believe it's an American term rather than a British one and refers to a pureed version of the fruit that is traditionally then cooked down into a thicker pureé in an...
Black butter is made with apples cooked low and slow until they turn dark brown/black. Not to be confused with black butter as in browned butter as served with fish. This recipe based on the traditional Jersey black butter but there are versions of this in the US, Ireland and France and no doubt...
First, more courgette chutney! I've more or less given up on recipes, relying on tastebuds for flavour (bearing in mind it gets less sharp when mature) and common sense in terms of vinegar and sugar quantities. I like sultanas and apple in it and usually use a mix of ground ginger, ground...
Here is Canada it is harvest time and everybody is making up their preserves.
Do you make your own jams or pickles? I have never made them but my sisters and
nieces always do up their this time of year and always have give me a few bottles.
If you do make your own preserves, what do you usually...