Newburgh Orchard Group
Supporting Orchards in Newburgh and the surrounding area
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Gerben de Vries
Learn how to prune apple & pear trees by helping to winter prune Newburgh Community Orchard.
Every Sunday starting 3rd December 2017 until February 4th 2018. Meet at 1pm (for up to 1.5 hrs) weather permitting. Please bring secateurs
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.