About this recipe: This year we had a surfeit of plums so what better way to use them up than by making plum chutney. You just can't beat the pleasure of the taste of autumn fruit in the depths of winter.
A simple recipe but an excellent way of preserving the fruit. Serve as a side dish to a cheese board or as an added taste with a curry.
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Very easy to make and made the house smell like Christmas! Tastes pretty good too. I didn't bother with the muslin bag bit as I quite like the little crunch of the mustard seeds. I used ground allspice as I couldn't get hold of the whole ones. The hardest bit was preparing all the plums! but once cooking it was just a question of waiting and giving it a stir now and then. Definitely worth paying that bit extra for preserving sugar as you don't get all the scum on top. - 24 Aug 2016