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Monday, February 7, 2011

Peach Chutney

This is my version of peach chutney as of last Saturday!
Peel & dice a good dozen golden peaches & 2 apples ( I was given some cooking apples)
juice of 2 lemons
Add a rounded cup of organic raw sugar
2 tsps of good salt
2 cups of raisins..I used some golden raisins & some mixed giant ones
1 dsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp garam marsala
1 glove or two if garlic, chopped & a finely chopped fresh chilli. (I like to use Jalapenos)
garlic & chilli are optional of course
I also added a piece of finely grated tumeric..gives a gorgeous colour & depth of flavour.
When fresh tumeric is unavailable I use a peeled frozen version that is always in stock at the Asian shop in Queen Street here in Hastings. Powdered tumeric is ok but gives an entirely different result.
 Simmer fruit altogether for an hour or so until thickened a lovely rich colour.
Check the seasoning & adjust to your own taste. I have not used any vinegar at all in this batch & the flavour is so much more rounded & delicious.
 Pour in to clean, hot, sterilized jars. Seal when cold.
 Delicious!

Peach Chutney ll

A dozen or so peaches &
2 or 3 tart apples peeled & diced
1 red jalapeno chilli finely chopped
2 cups of golden raisins
juice of 2 lemons
1 tbsp yellow mustard seed
1 dsp grated fresh/frozen tumeric
1 cup organic raw sugar
1 dsp good salt
simmer gently for about an hour until thickened
pour in to jars as above
This is quite delicious & very different.



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