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Cling Peaches in Syrup

Cling Peaches in Syrup

Cling Peaches in Syrup Makes 2 large preserving jars Ingredients 2 kg cling peaches 7½ cups granulated sugar 6 cups water juice of 1 lemon Method Peel the peaches and prick all over with a darning needle. Put it in a glass bowl and cover with cold water. Add 1...
Spicy Chinese Plum Sauce

Spicy Chinese Plum Sauce

Spicy Chinese Plum Sauce This sauce adds a zing to any stir-fry. You can also use it as a baste on pork joints or chops towards the end of cooking to give them extra flavour. It keeps for a year. Makes 1 litre Ingredients 2 kg ripe plums 5 – 6 medium sized onions,...
Plum Jam

Plum Jam

Plum Jam Makes about 7 jars of 250g each Ingredients 1 kg plums, halved and pitted 4¼ cups granulated sugar 4 TBP of lemon juice Method Put all the ingredients in a large glass bowl, cover with clingwrap and leave to stand overnight in a cool place. The following day,...
Plum and Coriander Chutney

Plum and Coriander Chutney

Plum and Coriander Chutney Makes 8 jars of 250 g each Ingredients 1 x 15 cm cinnamon stick 2 Tbsp coriander seeds 1 tsp black peppercorns 2 kg red plums
2 large onions, chopped 5 garlic cloves, chopped 2 red chilies, deseeded and chopped 1 x 5cm piece of fresh ginger,...
Nectarine and Pistachio Preserve

Nectarine and Pistachio Preserve

Nectarine and Pistachio Preserve Makes about 5 jars of 250 g each Ingredients 1 kg ripe yellow-flesh nectarines 3¾ cups granulated sugar Freshly squeezed juice of 2 lemons ½ cup pistachio nuts, chopped Method First, peel the nectarines Bring a large saucepan of water...
Plum, Apple and Onion Relish

Plum, Apple and Onion Relish

Plum, Apple and Onion Relish Makes about 5 jars of 250g each Ingredients 5 plump garlic cloves 1 x 10 cm piece of fresh ginger 2 green chilies, deseeded and chopped 1 kg Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped 5 – 6 medium sized onions, chopped 500 g red plums,...
Plums in Brandy

Plums in Brandy

Plums in Brandy Makes 1 large or 2 smaller preserving jars Ingredients 500 g plums 1 cup granulated sugar 2 – 3 cups of good quality brandy 5 star anise Method Prick the plums all over with a darning needle. Pack the fruits into sterilized jars, adding as many pieces...
Peach and Raspberry Conserve

Peach and Raspberry Conserve

Peach and Raspberry Conserve Makes about 3½ jars of 250g each Ingredients 700 g ripe peaches, peeled, stoned and diced 1½ cups fresh raspberries 2 cups granulated sugar juice of 1 lemon Method Layer the fruit and sugar in a large glass bowl, cover with clingwrap and...