Saucy Stuff

Tomato Sauce 2014 | Another first at CFT_HQ.
10kg of tomatoes, apples, fresh finger, numerous spices, a heap of sugar and of course some of that very special stuff…


Recipe and method.

5 kg  tomatoes, peeled (I didn’t peel) and chopped
1 kg 
green cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
1 kg
brown onions, chopped
1 litre
white vinegar
1 kg
  white sugar

200g  pure sea salt
6 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
30g ground allspice
15g  ground cloves
10g black peppercorns
1tsp cayenne pepper

Place vinegar, sugar, salt, garlic, allspice, clove, peppercorns and cayenne pepper into a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the tomato, onion, ginger and apple, reduce the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, stirring frequently, for 2 hours, or until the mixture has thickened and the tomatoes have broken down. Use a stick blender to process till smooth.

Pour into sterilised jars. Add snags and enjoy.

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