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Pickles, jams and chutneys

Pickle, jam and chutney recipes

29 Recipes

Add relish to your cooking with preserves.

Courgette & tomato chutney

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(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 minutes
Easy

No-cook spiced apple chutney

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(1 ratings)
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 minutes
Easy

Dried apricot jam

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(1 ratings)
A delicious preserve made from storecupboard dried fruit- serve with hot buttered toast or present as a gift
1 hour and 5 minutes
Moderately easy

Spiced sweet & sour pickled beetroot

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(2 ratings)
Forget crinkle-cut versions, this light pickle is sweet and rich - perfect with cold meats, salads and punchy cheeses
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy

Preserved lemons

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(0 ratings)
These lemons pickled in brine and spices add an intense citrus flavour to Moroccan dishes - a larder essential
25 minutes
Easy

Aubergine pickle

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(2 ratings)
Use up a glut of aubergines in this Indian-spiced chutney with tamarind, ginger and mustard seeds
1 hour and 10 minutes
Easy

Gooseberry jam

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(13 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 minutes
Easy

Green tomato chutney

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(21 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 minutes
Easy

Marrow & ginger jam

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(21 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

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(55 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

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(10 ratings)
A stylish and gorgeous treat, spooned out of the jar with a little of the syrup
45 minutes
Easy

Damson jelly

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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 minutes
For the keen cook
Vegetarian

Rhubarb & date chutney

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(34 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 minutes
Easy

Classic apple chutney

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(35 ratings)
Serve this classic chutney with roast crackling pork for a change from apple sauce
1 hour and 5 minutes
Easy

Spiced beetroot & orange chutney

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(52 ratings)
Serve this vividly coloured chutney with cheeses and cold meats - great to give as a gift, too
1 hour and 20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Spicy plum & apple chutney

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(21 ratings)
This multi-purpose chutney can add zing to sandwiches or makes a great dip for poppadums
1 hour and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Crunchy courgette pickle

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(17 ratings)
Try this fresh, sharp pickle with cold poached salmon, burgers off the barbecue or just buttered bread
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Sweet chilli jam

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(146 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 minutes
Easy

Plumbrillo

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(8 ratings)
Jane's British version of the Spanish quince paste membrillo, traditionally served with Manchego cheese
1 hour and 40 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

Balsamic pickled shallots

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(5 ratings)
Perfect partners for a creamy blue cheese
1 hour and 30 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Rhubarb & vanilla jam

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(44 ratings)
Homemade jam doesn't have to be just a summer treat with this sweet-sharp seasonal recipe
1 hour
Easy

Angela's 'flexible' jam recipe

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(52 ratings)
Make the most of fruit gluts and try making your own jam - delicious spread on homemade bread
1 hour
Easy

Grape jelly

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(6 ratings)
This slightly tart, vibrant red jelly makes a lovely change from the usual jams
30 minutes
For the keen cook
Vegetarian

Mary Berry's Christmas chutney

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(94 ratings)
A perfect match for cheese and cold meats, and delicious in turkey sandwiches
2 hours and 30 minutes
Moderately easy

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