The Cottage Smallholder


stumbling self sufficiency in a small space

Avatar

Please consider registering
guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —




— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
tomato ketchup +soup
Wed 4-Nov-09
1:35 pm
Avatar
shelley
Guest
Guests

made ketchup for sale this week; absolutely delicious!!

Having read the frugal section of this site, I felt bad throwing away the seeds etc so I thought I 'd try a soup;
Taking the very unappealing leftovers, I added chicken stock and whizzed the lot up in a blender; then I took the result to my daughter , who loves soup and asked her if she would eat it. To my surprise she wolfed a bowlful down!:!
So there you have it; even if it looks unappealing, leftovers can always be used!!http://www.cottagesmallholder.com/wp-content/forum.....-smile.gif

Wed 18-Nov-09
4:02 pm
Avatar
Suky
Godalming, Surrey

Improver
Members
Forum Posts: 99
Member Since:
Tue 18-Aug-09
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

What recipe did you use for the ketchup please.  Hoping for lots of tomatoes next year!Laugh

Wed 18-Nov-09
4:59 pm
Avatar
fn
Newmarket
Admin
Forum Posts: 321
Member Since:
Sat 12-Aug-06
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

I'd love the recipe too!

Wed 2-Dec-09
1:12 pm
Avatar
shelley
Guest
Guests

oops; sorry for not replying; I used the one in HUgh Fearnley Whittingstalls book 2

Effectively 2kg tomatoes, 200g shallots, herbs to taste, and several garlic cloves sliced.  place halved etc on a baking tray  with oil and slow cook in oven until soft and cooked.  Sieve to get a passata; you should get about 1 litre. (very liquid often at this point)

Next, place passata in a preserving pan, add 100ml cider vinegar, 50ml lemon juice, 1tsp mustard powder (or 2tsps mustard) , 1 heaped tsp celery salt, 1 heaped tsp ground ginger, half tsp ground cloves and half tsp ground pepper.  Bring to simmering point then add 100g demerara sugar.  Once sugar has dissolved boil for 25 mins  until the thick but pourable consistency of ketchup.  Bottle in warm, sterilised jars.  Will keep 4 months.  If there is any chance of you keeping it longer (no chance here - it is too moreish!) then warm water bath the bottles as for any vegetable.

ENJOY!

Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 509

Currently Online:
16 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

brightspark: 10485

danast: 10232

Aly: 9421

Sooliz: 7981

Hattie: 6920

Ambersparkle: 6665

JoannaS: 4800

Terrier: 4518

eileen54: 4396

Xahha: 4231

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 9

Members: 15387

Moderators: 2

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 6

Forums: 25

Topics: 2246

Posts: 122520

Newest Members:

GaponovaIcots, JulianceW, ZupativKr, Toransp, IgorIcots, Homerlog

Moderators: Toffeeapple: 16220, AdminTA: 10

Administrators: fn: 321, Danny: 5516


Copyright © 2006-2012 Cottage Smallholder      Our Privacy Policy      Advertise on Cottage Smallholder