Friday, 18 December 2009

Boxing Day Chutney

Wow! Kirstie Allsop's Home made Christmas. I was left with my jaw on the floor with so many beautiful ideas. I have watched trhe programme several times now and I hope she brings out a book. Anyway I am going to make the Boxing Day Chutney this weekend to give as last minute gifts.


Boxing Day Chutney
Fresh ingredients

2lbs onions, sliced
2lb cooking aples peeled and chopped
1 pkt fresh cranberries (12oz)
2 pints cider vinegar
Zest of 2 oranges
1oz fresh ginger chopped finely
1 tabsp coarse sea salt
1/2tsp mixed spice
Dried Ingredients
2lb dried apricots choped
1pkt dates choped
1lb raisins
Juice of 8 oranges or 1pt orange juice
2lb sugar
Put dried fruit into a bowl and pour over the orange juice - leave to soak
Place all fresh ingredients into a large pan and cook until the onion is ale and the cranberries have turned everything pink
Add the dried fruit with the sugar
Bring to the boil and simmer until thick
Place into warm, clean jars, label

Give as gifts and a very Merry Chritmas to you all.

1 comment:

Heather said...

That sounds heavenly. I was looking for one more delicacy to go into my holiday baskets for friends, and I think that this is it!