The abundance of summer and early autumn fruits are ideal to be preserved, to warm up a winters day. I have been generously given by ‘Mi vecinos‘ baskets of mangos, apples, limes, and chilies. So it was time to get my big pan out and get busy.
These are two of my favourite recipes that I adapt according to what spices, sugar, and vinegar I have in the larder. The aroma as they bubble away is so comforting and is an ideal job to do when you have a few hours to while away, chopping, stirring and jarring.
Spiced Apple fruit chutney: Ideal with cheese, cold and roasts meats & pates.
Mango chutney: Ideal with curry, poppadoms, bhajis, loaded on cottage cheese, or on top of baked brie.
Both recipes would make ideal Christmas presents for a ‘Foodie’ part as a hamper for a family gift.