Our young quince tree pretty much doubles the amount of fruit it produces each year. This year there are plenty for quince paste, jelly and poached fruit, next year I may be setting up a factory!
recipe supplied by a reader Ingredients 1 kg rhubarb 500g onions 250g sugar 500g chopped dates or raisins 1.2 litres vinegar 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon salt
recipe supplied by reader Ingredients 10 peaches, peeled and chopped 4 apples, peeled and chopped 2 onions, finely chopped 1 teaspoon each of ground ginger, nutmeg, alspice 1 teaspoon mustard seed juice and rind of 2 oranges 2 cups white … Read more
Ingredients 1.2 litres water 1 tablespoon plain salt 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons vinegar
Method Place wiped plums in a saucepan with a small amount of water and bring to the boil, simmer until plums are tender. Rub plum pulp through a sieve. Measure pulp and weigh 2 ½ cups honey for every litre … Read more