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Onion jam
Thu 12-Aug-10
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Rae Mond
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any good recipes for onion/red onion jam out there?

I shall go googling now, and bring back what I find, but it's so much better to have personal recommendations for recipes.

 

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Thu 12-Aug-10
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I has googled, and this sounds good

http://www.pickleandpreserve.co.uk/index.php/rapid.....ic-vinegar

other contributions still sought though!

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Thu 12-Aug-10
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Hi Rae, is this similar to what you're looking for. This is a recipe my dad emailed me years ago, which explains the references to 'your mum'. It looks a bit more complicated than the other recipe though.

The recipe makes 300 g of the marmalade 
1 kg peeled red onions 
100ml olive oil 
1 tsp sea salt 
1/2tsp black pepper 
2 bay leaves 
2 sprigs rosemary 
150g caster or soft brown sugar - we used the latter 
100ml dry white wine 
75ml red wine vinegar

Cut onions in half and slice finely and cook in the oil for approx 5 mins or until soft. 
Add salt,pepper,bay and rosemary ,cover and cook over gentle heat for approx 20 mins until wilted and soft stirring occasionally Add sugar,wine and vinegar and bring to the boil,stirring.Reduce the heat and cook uncovered for 20/30 mins until soft and sticky and most of liquid absorbed.need to stir fairly constantly at the end to avoid sticking. Pick out the bay and the rosemary and discard. Spoon into 2 150ml jars and leave to cool,then seal tightly.Jars should be sterilised. your mum put them in microwave 3/4 full of water and allow to boil for a while. Empty and leave to dry. Your mum dries them in a low oven on gentle heat. 
Ideally the marmalade should be left for a week before use for best results but not essential. Once open can store in fridge for 3 weeks.

I had a go at making it and remember liking it.

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Thu 12-Aug-10
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Thanks Mr Bob!

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Fri 13-Aug-10
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There's a nice looking one on the bbc good food site.

Kateuk makes things at http://www.etsy.com/shop/finkstuff and sometimes she does this too http://www54paintings.blogspot.com/ and also this http://finkstuff.weebly.com/

Wed 25-Aug-10
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wave I made onion jam today  from the recipe that Rae Mond found.  It is really delicious and will get even better I am sure.

Tomorrow I am going to try Mike's recipe. chef 

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Wed 25-Aug-10
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Sounds like something I ought to try.

What about you too, Shelley? Another flavour in your store?  ok

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Thu 26-Aug-10
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Have already made onion marmalade a la HFW book + a red onion marmalade that is delish but not partic profitable from another recipe: both sell quite well!

Thu 26-Aug-10
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Shelley, have you tried sweet *pepper jelly - I have the recipe with me currently, so if you'd like it, I can send it to you.

It is recommended to serve with cold meats, particularly lamb and chicken, as well as prawns and cream cheese.

One of my friends in the UK usually wants to buy a whole batch!

*Sweet peppers are a bit cheaper atm, and you have some in your garden???

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Fri 27-Aug-10
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yes, I have tried that one!  Today in fact I am making a brown sauces to appeal to brits and some more of my totally delicious melon and ginger preserve.... my all time fav jam

Fri 27-Aug-10
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I could do with those recipes Shelley and Brightspark. Just about to run out of brown sauce and we have loads of peppers coming.i_am_hungry

Fri 27-Aug-10
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I have a few different recipes here, so let me know if there are any you would like:

Chilli sauce

Tomato and Pepper sauce

Spicy Tomato sauce

Plum sauce

Fruit sauce  (apples tomatoes pears sultanas)

Gooseberry ketchup

Mushroom ketchup

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Fri 27-Aug-10
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wave  Hi Val 

 Please, pretty, please, I would like:

Chilli sauce

Tomato and Pepper sauce

Spicy tomato sauce

Mushroom ketchup.

 

I made a spicy chilli tomato pasta sauce yesterday.  I just made it up as I went along, but it is very hot and very tasty.  It would be nice to have your recipes though.  

 

Fiona talks about Mushroom ketchup in her recipes, but i don't know if you can buy it down your way, but I had never heard of it till then, so I would love to make some.  Thanks Val

 

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big_hug ( for BS )    It wouldn't let me do it on my last post.  monster

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Gooseberry ketchup sounds really interesting. Gooseberries will be easy to get.i_am_hungry

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