Rick Stein’s infamous beetroot chutney


Infamous, that is, in my small circle of friends.

This is up there as my favourite chutney.  My friend, Emily, introduced me to it.  Emily made a batch a few (quite a few) years back and, generously, gave us a jar.  We loved it.  I remember asking her for the recipe.  She was very nonchalant about the source.  Emily said she found the recipe on the web but also mentioned that it was from Rick Stein.  I knew I would forget if I didn’t act immediately so I went online.  I soon found the recipe and saved it, along with a multitude of other recipes I am going to try one day. Continue reading


Green Tomato Chutney

2013 05 20_0406 copyI succumbed.  I couldn’t bear to see all those green tomatoes go to waste so I used one kilo of them to make Maggie Beer’s, Green Tomato Chutney and I am glad I did.  It tastes very nice indeed.  A little sharp, but sweet.  The apple comes through quite strongly so it would be perfect with ham or pork and Maggie recommends teaming it with chicken pie or adding it to curries.

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