Tangy Red Tomato Chutney

I'm not that daft, I know that tomatoes are supposed to be red!  The reason why I have been specific in the title is to differentiate them from green tomatoes which are often used to make chutney - so I am not as green as I am cabbage looking.  Anyway, enough of that.  I am a chutney/relish/pickle addict.  I just can't have a sandwich without a wee something to perk it up.  This recipe is based on a classic from the great Marguerite Patten.  It is really simple to make and gives a classic chutney flavour....more

gongura chutney

gongura chutney Gongura or sorrel leaves or pulichakeerai is the widely available  and used green leaves in Andhra pradesh. ...more

Kickin' Cranberries!

Pom-Apple Cranberry Relish. ...more

Preserving Summer: Jams, Jellies, Chutneys and Relishes

I am sure many of us are finding ourselves with a surplus amount of fresh produce. As home gardens, Framer's markets, and CSA boxes are currently overflowing with lovely looking fresh fruit and vegetables, my thoughts normally turn to preserving them for use later in the year. My solution to all this surplus produce is preserving – making jams, jellies, chutneys and preserves is something we have gotten used to doing every year. Although it’s just the three of us, our consumption on these items is rather high. ...more

I've never made any type of jam, jelly, or chutney! Partly it's because I don't really like the ...more