Homemade Chutney

This recipe is taken from James Martin’s Kitchen, ‘James Martin’s instant homemade chutney’, courtesy of Asdagoodliving.co.uk

Bold, fruity chutneys make the perfect accompaniment to your Christmas party food.


  • 100g Demerara sugar
  • 4 conference pears, peeled, cored and diced
  • 4 cox apples peeled cored and diced
  • 300g Fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon of coriander seeds crushed
  • 1 cinnamon stick whole
  • 100ml white wine vinegar
  • 3x Star Anise
  • Pepper


  1. Add the sugar to the pan to caramelise
  2. Add the chopped fruit to the pan with the cinnamon stick, coriander seeds and cranberries
  3. Season with pepper and simmer for 10 mins
  4. Add to a sterilised kilner jar and keep for one month.
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