Required fields are marked *. Not for the memories of eating them, perhaps, but for the memories I hold watching Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstale cook them on River Cottage.. I have a post about it on my blog =). Rhubarb Chutney Rhubarb chutney is a playful balance of sweet, tart, and tang; a savory way to enjoy one of the joys of spring. Rhubarb is one of my favourite spring fruits. Stu's a more chunky-chutney person, so he likes his cooked down less. Courgettes are magnificently prolific, which makes them good value when they’re in season in the late summer and early autumn. You can... Prep 10 mins Cook 30 mins. And as experience is the best teacher, I’m here to share with you how to bake better bread at home. Use it as you would a chutney. It may be really slow progress but another anatomy, Home learning was less painful today after spendin, Home learning might be a headache but no objection, 9 years of loving this gorgeous soul. Rhubarb chutney is made in just five simple steps: Cut the rhubarb into approximately ⅓-1/2 inch slices. Feb 5, 2018 - The rhubarb chutney I made last month tastes delicious but … the texture and flavour of the rhubarb chunks is greatly diminished through the long boiling process and the strong flavours of the spices. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Next year I’ll give this Chutney a try! Or even the homemade clarified butter. Sara, Sara – there are some terrific rhubarb recipes out there. In the meanwhile, I'll eat chutney and dream of River Cottage and Dorset and all the beautiful places yet to be enjoyed from afar. And pair that with a fatty pork roast? Heat gently to dissolve the sugar and allow the spices to release their flavours into the syrup. The spice bag is a great way of getting all the flavour without the gritty residue of ground herbs. Stir from time to time. Starting a new Christmas tradition with a 1000 pie, One of the jobs I didn't get round to before Chris, Not your usual shopping list for Christmas Eve eve, We went to our favourite local gardens yesterday a, Happy Solstice everyone. When I'm rich, I'm coming to live at River Cottage. Wipe the rims of the jars to remove any errant chutney. I didn't want to bother with water canning the chutney because the thought of heating up a giant pot of boiling water was about enough to do me in. I imagine it wouldn’t be a problem using frozen rhubarb. Muah ha ha ha. https://www.thespruceeats.com/super-easy-rhubarb-chutney-recipe-435223 Our damsons are not quite ripe yet so a few more weeks before I get my gloves out to start stoning. Use within 12 months. Make a spice bag by tying a thumb sized chunk of fresh ginger, two cinnamon sticks and half a dozen cloves up in a muslin bag. 1kg rhubarb Please subscribe to receive notifications of new posts by email. Rhubarb chutney - yes! © Copyright 2021 The Elliot Homestead | Privacy Policy. Rhubarb-Apple Chutney. Put all the ingredients except the apple and rhubarb in a large pan with 1 tsp salt. Your totally local chutney sounds good though. Or at the very least, invite them to visit mine.”. This makes a pretty bit batch, about 6 pints, so freezing some may also be a good option for winter storage. Add the rhubarb and raisins to the spiced syrup. Meanwhile trim and wipe the rhubarb stalks into 2cm chunks. Slowly bring to a simmer. Add the rhubarb and raisins to the spiced syrup. I bought a pack of three little spice bags from the jamjar shop online earlier this year and I re use them. Or at the ‘How To Make Butter’ video. My many baking flops are your gain. Finely dice the onion and mince the ginger. Chutney originated in India and the British made their own version. I think Hugh would approve. I chopped and froze leftover organic rhubarb when I made your chutney a few weeks ago and this looks like the perfect way to use it up. Combine all of the ingredients in a large pot. A handful of dried figs, chopped, with the hard stalks discarded 1 coffee cup of brown sugar ½ coffee cup of white wine vinegar 1 tsp coriander seeds, crushed with the side of a knife Oh, Rhubarb Chutney, you make my heart sing. This rhubarb chutney is sweet, tart, salty, and sour. Brian came in with 3 kilos of merryweather damsons yesterday so there was jam making and an attempt at a spicy sour plum sauce, ended up with gallons of the stuff. Rhubarb and Ginger Chutney . Looks like it would grace the Thanksgiving or Christmas table! Remove from the heat, pour into warm, sterilised jars and seal with vinegar-proof lids. Cook gently for 15-20 minutes until the mixture is thick, but the rhubarb is still discernible as soft chunks. Cue rhubarb and ginger chutney. We were all so happy to have woken to snow today. Remove from the heat and set aside to infuse for about 20 minutes. Stu’s a more chunky-chutney person, so he likes his cooked down less. Christine – frozen rhubarb will be fine and I shall be doing the same shortly. Put the sugar, vinegar, water and spice bag into a preserving pan. You see the thing I love about cooked rhubarb is the dance of sharp yet sweet on your tongue so thought I’d try Pam Corbin’s ‘Spring Rhubarb Relish‘ recipe to see if I could preserve my rhubarb in a more chunksome, less labour intensive fashion. Allow the chutney to gently simmer for 30 minutes, until it cooks down and becomes thick. Once cooled, transfer the chutney to the refrigerator. Rhubarb has that way of collapsing on you doesn’t it? This red tomato chutney captures the fresh flavors of summer in a delicious topping for grilled meat. In a saucepan, combine rhubarb apple, onion, fruit, sugar, sultanas and coriander seeds. 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