Newburgh Orchard Group
Supporting Orchards in Newburgh and the surrounding area
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Gerben de Vries
The Plum Fayre will be held on September 7th starting at 9.30 at or near St Catherine's Court.
Plum growers please bring fruit in shallow boxes to the garages at the bottom of West Port Road between 6.30 and 7.30 on Friday September 6th.
A second plum market may be held the following week depending on the crop.
Isobel’s Plum Relish
Ingredients:: 4 lbs plums
1 lb shallots or onions, chopped finely
1 ½ ounces of salt
¾ lb sugar or syrup
1 ½ pints of vinegar
1 dessertspoonful of allspice
8 red chillies
6 sterilised jam jars and lids
Tie the spices in a muslin bag.
Take the stones out of the plums and cut them up.
Put the plums, onions, vinegar, salt and spices in a saucepan.
Bring it to the boil.
Add the sugar or syrup and simmer gently, stirring often, until the ingredients are tender and the mixture is quite thick.
Take out the spice bag and squeeze it over the mixture.
Put the mixture into sterilized jars, seal them and allow them to cool.
Serve with cold meat or cheese
Chris’s Plum Chutney
2 lbs Plums,
1 lb apples,
1 lb onions,
¾ lb raisins,
1 lb sugar,
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper or chilli powder,
1 teaspoon ground ginger,
1 teaspoon allspice,
1 oz salt,
1 pint vinegar.
Remove plum stones and apple skins and cores, chop the onions. Put all ingredients into a saucepan and simmer slowly for ¾ hour, then boil until the mixture is thick. Put the mixture into sterilized jars, seal them and allow them to cool.