Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Sandra Choremi_Tomato Ketchup

Homemade Tomato Ketchup Ingredients: 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 medium onion, sliced into half moons 4 garlic cloves, chopped (about 1 tablespoon) 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 sweet red pepper, chopped 4 cm piece of ginger, peeled and chopped ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 6 tablespoons tomato paste 2 kg whole tomatoes; in juice, peeled, chopped 1 cup brown sugar, depending…

Spicy Apple & Tomato Chutney

Spicy Apple and Tomato Chutney

Playing Favourites Sweet, spicy, slightly tingling; This recipe has become such a “Sandra staple” that my friends look forward to a little jar as a give away… A lovely companion of cold meats, cheeses and, my way of enjoying it, some fresh multigrain bread. I made a huge quantity of various chutneys, for the night of…

Briam – Greek Vegetable Bake

Briam - Greek Vegetable Bake

Secret Garden This is a typical Greek vegetable dish  Tourlou, meaning “mixed”, or Briam, according to the Turkish version, and it is a perfect manifestation of Mediterranean magic. As you can see from the list of ingredients, we use only seasonal, fresh vegetables, but sometimes we can be a little mischievous and add a little…

Tomato and Apple Chutney

Tomato and apple chutney

Tomato Chutney The Art of preserving,  allows you to capture the essence of fruits and spices, sweet and sour, at their flavourful prime — and to enjoy that freshness all year round. A chilled bottle of wine, some nutty-flavoured Gruyere cheese, pâté, or a wedge of brie, crusty homemade walnut bread and favourite, chutney is all we…