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Post: #169389 ADG
Thu Sep 24, 2009 5:40 pm

this sunday myself the local cafe proprietor and the landlord of the greyhound are pitting our chutneys of against each other at lunch time so if you are near Sutton Bridge and fancy a taste or have a green tomato chutney you,d like to enter turn up , no prizes just a good time

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Post: #169392 Green Aura
Thu Sep 24, 2009 5:42 pm

Nowhere near I'm afraid, but if you'd like to send samples, I love a good chutney.
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Post: #169400 ADG
Thu Sep 24, 2009 6:34 pm

heres the secret chutney was one of the few things I had never tasted but I thought sod it I will have a go the ONLY thing I didnt prodce was the sugar, and the black pepper the rest the marrow, toms ,chillies onions apples mustard(made that)and even the vinegar I did but since making it myself and my wife have been infront of the telly with cheese, water biscuits a lump of ham and doritos can safely say that even tho I dont know if its a good one or not its our new discovery

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Post: #169401 Green Aura
Thu Sep 24, 2009 6:36 pm

Not keen on Dorritos, but the rest sounds like my kinda food.

Any good chutney recipes to share?
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Post: #169405 ADG
Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:03 pm

well I rang my nan lol
3lb toms
1.5 pints vinegar
2lb soft brown sugar
1 lb apples
a few chillis
a big dollop of mustard
lots of black pepper
garlic
1 lb marrow
big dollop of honey(which I forgot to mention & I didnt produce that but I did swap it for a rabbit)
1 large onion
I threw it all in jam pan heated it up a little added the sugar then brought to boil and dropped to simmer , it took 3 hrs to reduce my nan said I would know when its right, turn the heat down low run a cold spoon over the surface if it creates a furrow that slowly goes back its ready, allow to cool a fair bit so the contents are mixed all the way through in the warmed jars

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Post: #169409 Green Aura
Thu Sep 24, 2009 7:43 pm

That looks good, and I just happen to have a marrow going spare. :wink:

Do you use red or green toms and what mustard - powder or ready made?
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Post: #169417 ADG
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:08 pm

green toms and the mustard my wife made
8 floz Milk
4 tbsp Double cream
2 tbsp Butter
2 tbsp Flour
1 tbsp White wine vinegar
2 tbsp mustard seeds blended
1/2 tsp Salt
Pepper
melt butter in a steel pan, add flour do not stop stirring then milk then whisk the mix over the heat and keep stirring until it thickens and comes to the boil reduce to a simmer for 3mins whisk in cream add all the rest of ingredients allow to cool slightly and pot.

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Post: #169420 Green Aura
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:19 pm

Thanks for that Darren.

I've got your nan's chutney and your wife's mustard recipes.

Any other family members with great cooking skills :lol:
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Post: #169425 John Headstrong
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:34 pm

An old friend once made some mustard. It did not turn out exactly how he planned, some of the mustard seeds started to sprout before he made it and he was unsure about amounts and stuff.

the end result was awesome! it was used at a open day at the cafe, everyone who tried it wanted more.

for days and days after, he made more mustard, none of them the same. He had to stop because he had made far to much but was not happy with any of it. :pale:

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Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:34 pm

10yr old just about got cups of tea to a 'T'

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Post: #169427 Green Aura
Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:36 pm

:lol: :lol:
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Thu Sep 24, 2009 8:43 pm

John Headstrong wrote:An old friend once made some mustard. It did not turn out exactly how he planned, some of the mustard seeds started to sprout before he made it and he was unsure about amounts and stuff.

the end result was awesome! it was used at a open day at the cafe, everyone who tried it wanted more.

for days and days after, he made more mustard, none of them the same. He had to stop because he had made far to much but was not happy with any of it. :pale:

a friend once used to keep his car in a state so one day we got the spray bottle and sprayed his back seat and sprinkled mustard and cress seeds all over it a couple of days later it looked great :cheers:

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Post: #169432 red
Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:00 pm

I make a pretty good sweet curried green tomato chutney. pity not close enough to join in!
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Post: #169437 Shirley
Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:41 pm

dunno where Sutton Bridge is - but do you hire your 10 yr old out :mrgreen: I love a good cup of tea.

Anyway - here's a question. I love green tomato chutney but haven't grown any toms this year (well not down here anyway) - so is it possible to buy green toms anywhere?
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Post: #169441 ADG
Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:35 pm

try a card in a shop window and offer to swap inreturn of chutney, or I will send you some if you wanna swap for butteries ;-))


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