Sunday, January 28, 2018

Spicy, but not hot, Plum, Apple and Tomato sauce

1.1 kilos of plums, stone in and skin on. I used Cherry Plums.
330 g windfall Apples.
270 g tomatoes, raw, tinned or Passata
1 onion chopped or 1 leek.
4 cloves of garlic
Small piece of ginger, size of thumb nail
100 mls of apple cider vinegar
1 dessert spoon of salt
1/3 cup raisins or sultanas
1/3 cup raw sugar
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon of ground Star anise
Pinch black pepper


Drop 1/2 apples on to spinning blades, ( speed 6 for 5 seconds. )
Add plums, tomato and vinegar and cook 10 minutes, soft stir, 100 degrees.
Add remaining ingredients, cook 20 minutes, speed 2 , 100 degrees, cup in.
Allow to cool a little then push through strainer or Mouli.
Test for taste and add more sugar or Stevia if needed.
Return to TMX and bring to the boil. Boil 10 minutes, speed 3, 100 degrees.
Bottle in sterile bottles. .

Makes approximately 2 litres.

Although spicy, not hot.  Could add red chilliest wirh plums if required.v