Autumn Treasures – Plum Chutney


It’s still harvesting time here in the beautiful Piemonte! I found some sweet plums on the farmers market and thought i try something else than baking a cake with them. A quick and easy recipe for plum chutney .
Ingredients for a 2.5dl jar
300 g plums, washed and cut in chunks
1 small red onion (Tropea if you can get them), cut in fine 2cm long strips
2 tbl spoons of raw sugar
1 tea spoon of cinnamon
1 tea spoon of ginger (fresh or powder)
0.5 dl of aceto balsamico di Modena (use a good one, it’s worth it)
0.5 dl water
Some pepper corns
Chilli and salt to your liking
Add all the ingredients to a sauce pan and let simmer for 20 minutes, until plums are very soft and the liquid becomes a syrup.
Wash the glass jar very well with hot water and dry it completely (ideally a few minutes in the oven).
Pour the chutney into the jar and close it firmly, let cool on a towel.
Keep in a dry, cool place up to two months. Once opened, keep refrigerated and use it within two weeks.
Goes well with Cheese and Meat.

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