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Ref: 530
Heading: Jams & Pickles
Cuisine: British & Irish
Food Type: Vegan
No of Portions: 4
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Ingredients & Prep

   200 g  cauliflower chopped to small dice
   175 ml  cider vinegar
   125 g  carrots, peeled chopped to small dice
   100 g  white turnips peeled chopped to small dice
   100 g  apples peeled & cored chopped to small dice
   100 g  dark brown sugar
   100 ml  malt vinegar
   80 g  apricots chopped to small dice
   70 g  prunes, chopped to small dice
   70 g  raisins
   5 garlic clove finely grated
   2 onions med chopped to small dice
   2 tbsp  lemon juice
   1 courgette chopped to small dice
   1 gherkins chopped to small dice
   2 tbsp  black treacle
   1 tbsp  Worcestershire sauce (not for Vegans use soy sauce instead)
   2 tsp  arrowroot powder
   1 tbsp  chipotle chilli paste
   1 tsp  black mustard seeds
   1 tsp  ground allspice
   1 tsp  black pepper
   1 tsp  salt


  Step 1
Place all the ingredients into a heavy bottomed pan or a Maslin pan (best), place pan on a med heat & bring to the boil stirring all the time, then turn down the heat & simmer partly covered for 2 hours, stir it often or it will burn on the bottom.
  Step 2
Pre-heat fan oven to 160'c to sterilise jars, wash the jars first in warm soppy water, rinse under the tap then place in a baking tray & put in the over for 10 mins to heat & dry, the lids & any rubber parts place in a saucepan with boiling water for a 2 to 3 mins before use.
  Step 3
When pickle is cooked mix the arrowroot powder with 2 tbsp of water & stir into the pickle & cook for another few mins, if dry add some water, wet then turn up the heat & reduce stirring constantly.
  Step 4
Place hot jars from the oven on a baking tray on the worktop & fill to 1 cm from the top of the jar with a jam funnel, then place on the sterile lid, & set aside to cool.
  Step 5
Leave for 1 month to mature.

Suggestion & Tips

When starting the pickle it will appear dry , but as it cooks it will loosen. Warning hot liquid will burn, so ware gloves!!! Once opened store in the fridge, will last much longer & not go mouldy as quickly. Vegans worcester sauce has fish in it so don't use.
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