Thank you {%['first-name'] %}.Your comment has been submitted. Chrissie xx, I have made this Chutney for the past 3 years and it is beautiful . Zest the clementines/satsumas over the top, then squeeze in the juice and scrape in the pulp. She then says to "seal the jar". Now all you have to do is give a good stir, turn on the heat, bring to a boil, then turn down the heat and let it bubble cheerfully, uncovered, for about an hour or until you have a pulpy mass. Christmas Ketchup,Christmas Chutney and the aforementioned Chilli Jam. 9 ounces (250 ounces) dried cranberries. Tag: chutney. Chutney is not the most obviously festive, seasonally indulgent, must-have foodstuff, but it is the cornerstone of my Christmas pantry. All from the lovely Nigella. I gave it to all family members this Christmas and it was such a joy to prepare! Spoon the mixture into sterilized jars and screw the lids onto the jars tightly. In Nigella's Christmas book she makes some chutneys and relishes for gifts and puts the hot mixture in a jar. Spoon into your warm, prepared jars and seal. Store in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year. This unsubtly named Christmas Chutney – in jars decorated as they are here, with squidgy, cut-out snowflake ribbon – is just so full of Christmassiness, crammed as it is with dates, cranberries and clementines, and spiced with cloves and cinnamon. Moreover, this type of deeply therapeutic cooking, the sort that fills your home with warm, spicy scents, is perfect for a blustery, cold, autumnal day. Full question. Or use dishwasher-clean jars fresh from the machine. I begin to hyperventilate, now as I write, even at the idea of not having a stock of it. It is enjoyed by all my friends, Built by Embark. This is going to be a tradition in our new home. Put the cooking apples, onion, cranberries and dates into a large pan. Once opened, store in the fridge and use within 1 month. Will definitely be trying in 2018 when the apples come in. I'm Ally and welcome to my food blog, Nigella Eats Everything! Chutney is easier to make than jam as you don't have to worry about reaching a specific temperature for setting, but it does require a long simmer to get the correct consistency. Zest the clementines/satsumas over the top, then squeeze in the juice and scrape in the pulp. Slice the apples into halves. Place the apple pieces and finely chopped onion into a saucepan with all the other ingredients. I found the Christmas Ketchup Recipe in the Nigella Christmas book but I couldn’t find it online anywhere. Cheers. 1 onion, finely chopped. It is a firm, expected staple of seasonal indulgence and friends always get a jar as a gift! Get Christmas Chutney Recipe from Food Network You can also find 1000s of Food Network's best recipes from top chefs, shows and experts. My millennial son especially loved it & went home with a large jar! Put the cooking apples, onion, cranberries and dates into a large pan. Over this period the flavour of the chutney mellows and becomes less acidic or "vinegary". I'm ready to make it again! 1.5 litres / 1.5 quart. All rights reserved. Nigella's Christmas Chutney (from NIGELLA CHRISMAS) is ideal as a home made Christmas gift or to serve with cheese and cold meats over the festive season. Cold cuts and Christmas Day leftovers are impossible to contemplate without chutney (and the Christmas ham first-time-out must have it as well); and since it is easy to prepare a lot at one time, you can get a tidy number of presents seen to out of one under-an-hour stint in the kitchen, too. Aug 11, 2016 - Keep this for the Christmas cheese board, Nigella's chutney is packed full of festive spices, cranberries and apples I added in some port wine ( my moms favorite) ; it goes so well with our Christmas ham, and we used it on a charcuterie platter as well. 1 pound 8 1/2 ounces (750 grams) Granny Smith apples, peeled and cored, 12 fluid ounces (350 ml) apple cider vinegar, Sign up for the Recipe of the Day Newsletter Privacy Policy, Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic and Cranberries, Nigella's Christmas Kitchen: Ginger and Spices. MAKE AHEAD TIP: Make the chutney up to 2 months before using or giving (the longer it has to “mature” the better). Sterilize your jars by washing them well in soapy water, then rinse them and let them dry in a cool (140ºC/gas mark 1/275ºC) oven. Allow to cool before storing in a cool, dark place. © 2020 Discovery or its subsidiaries and affiliates. We are definitely on first name terms after this pot bubbling marathon! For US cup measures, use the toggle at the top of the ingredients list. Metric Cups. The perfect Christmas hamper. 12 fluid ounces (350 ml) apple cider vinegar Slice the halves lengthways into smaller pieces, roughly 1/4-inch width. Your Christmas book is always on hand esp for Lamb Tagine, Christmas cake and much more. Thank you, and best wishes for a lovely Christmas. 150 grams long fresh red chilli peppers (deseeded and cut into 4 pieces) 150 grams red peppers (cored, deseeded and cut into rough chunks) 1 kilogram jam sugar. I have made this chutney every year since Nigella's Christmas book came out. Put the apples, onion, cranberries and dates into a large pan. I’m a chef from England and can usually be found pottering around a kitchen, or eating a huge scone with jam. Serves: approx. Thank you and best wishes for 2018. We love reading and creating wholesome food with Nigella! Mary, Dear Nigella, despite it being a warm southern hemisphere Christmas in New Zealand, I have made this for friends and family for the past few years and they gobble it up! Add the sugar, ground cloves, ginger, cinnamon and cayenne pepper, then pour the vinegar over and sprinkle in the salt. This is the very first chutney I’ve ever made & it was fabulous! Pity I didn't see this recipe in Sept!!