Pickles, jams and chutneys

Pickle, jam and chutney recipes

29 Recipes

Add relish to your cooking with preserves.

Courgette & tomato chutney

3.5

(10 ratings)

A chunky and vibrant homemade pickle flavoured with yellow mustard seeds- keep as an accompaniment or present as a gift
  • 3 hours and 5 mins
  • Easy

No-cook spiced apple chutney

5

(1 rating)

This storecupboard relish has all the flavours of a classic cooked chutney but with more bite. It makes a great last minute accompaniment to a cheese board or ham
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Dried apricot jam

5

(1 rating)

A delicious preserve made from storecupboard dried fruit- serve with hot buttered toast or present as a gift
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort

Preserved lemons

0

(0 ratings)

These lemons pickled in brine and spices add an intense citrus flavour to Moroccan dishes - a larder essential
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Aubergine pickle

5

(3 ratings)

Use up a glut of aubergines in this Indian-spiced chutney with tamarind, ginger and mustard seeds
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry jam

4.930555

(18 ratings)

Use up a seasonal glut of fruit in a tasty homemade preserve - store it for months or present it as a gift in a rustic hamper
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Green tomato chutney

4.278845

(26 ratings)

This chutney recipe is a great way of using an excess of tomatoes from your garden, making them last all year
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Marrow & ginger jam

3.863635

(22 ratings)

A traditional way to use up marrows, or courgettes, that have grown too big for their boots
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fragrant mango & apple chutney

4.70492

(61 ratings)

The perfect gift or an essential Boxing Day condiment. You won't want your turkey leftovers to ever run out while this is in the fridge
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pickled pears

4.7

(10 ratings)

A stylish and gorgeous treat, spooned out of the jar with a little of the syrup
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Damson jelly

5

(1 rating)

A delicious way to deal with a glut of damsons - perfect on toast or fresh bread and a great accompaniment to roast meats
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb & date chutney

4.89375

(40 ratings)

Keep this tucked away for a month so flavours can develop and then serve it with cheese, pâté, cold meats, sandwiches – you name it
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Classic apple chutney

4.81579

(38 ratings)

Serve this classic chutney with roast crackling pork for a change from apple sauce
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Spiced beetroot & orange chutney

4.2375

(60 ratings)

Serve this vividly coloured chutney with cheeses and cold meats - great to give as a gift, too
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Spicy plum & apple chutney

3.863635

(22 ratings)

This multi-purpose chutney can add zing to sandwiches or makes a great dip for poppadums
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • More effort

Crunchy courgette pickle

4.857145

(21 ratings)

Try this fresh, sharp pickle with cold poached salmon, burgers off the barbecue or just buttered bread
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet chilli jam

4.76719

(160 ratings)

This has a kick, but won’t blow your head off, and goes well with any selection of cold cuts of meat
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Plumbrillo

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Jane's British version of the Spanish quince paste membrillo, traditionally served with Manchego cheese
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Rhubarb & vanilla jam

4.86979

(48 ratings)

Homemade jam doesn't have to be just a summer treat with this sweet-sharp seasonal recipe...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Grape jelly

4.25

(8 ratings)

This slightly tart, vibrant red jelly makes a lovely change from the usual jams
  • 30 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

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