Spruce up your dinner with this easy-to-make chutney.


  • 2 small onions (finely chopped)
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 100 ml cider or white wine vinegar
  • 200 g sliced plums
  • 200 g diced apple
  • 1 tsp mixed spice


  1. Place the onions in a saucepan with some sunflower oil and sweat until softened.
  2. Add the cider vinegar, sugar and spice and reduce a little.
  3. Add the plums and apples and cook on a medium heat until the fruits have stewed down and three quarters of the liquid has been absorbed.
  4. Allow to cool and put in kilner jar.
  5. It's best to allow the chutney to sit and develop for at least a week before using.