Ethnic Meals
Recipes and meal time ideas


The site concentrates on British recipes from Scotland, England and Wales with a few recipes from Ireland, India and France "thrown in". Primarily designed to provide ethnic recipes and meals, whether you are looking for an unusual meal, a straightforward meat, fish or poultry meal dish or even a sweet pudding recipe then hopefully you will find it here.

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Apple Chutney Recipe and Meal Ideas
Scottish Food and Drink Ideas
Traditional Apple Pickle recipe

Apple pickles or chutneys are usually served as an accompaniment to a main dish. This is a recipe for Apple Chutney which will be known under many names in Scotland. Normally Granny's chutney, but whose granny-well there is a question !!

Granny's Apple Chutney Recipe

2 lb Cooking Apples (peeled, cored and chopped)
2 lb Onions, finely chopped
1 lb Demerara sugar
1 Pt Malt Vinegar
1 oz Ground Ginger
Pinch of mixed spice
Salt to taste

Put all the ingredients into a large heavy bottomed saucepan. Bring to the boil and simmer for 2&1/2 to 3 hours, until the desired consistency is achieved. Stirring intermittently during the process

Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Spoon into prepared (cleaned) jars and seal as you would jam.

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