No-Cook Apple, Date and Onion Chutney


  • 1 lb/454g of cooking apples
  • 1 lb/454g of dates (stoned)
  • 1 lb/454g of onions
  • 1 lb/454g of soft brown sugar
  • 1 pt/570 ml of malt vinegar (we use cider vinegar)


1.Wash, peel and core the apples and skin the onions.
2.Mince the apples, dates and onions using the coarse profile.
3.Put the minced fruit and onions in a large glass or china bowl.
4.Add the sugar and vinegar.
5.Stir very well and stir once a day for three days, keeping it covered closely with a clean tea towel against flies.
6.On the fourth day bottle the chutney in sterilised jars with plastic lined screw top lids and label