Chapter 4

Dried Fruit Chutney


Spices, herbs, vegetables, and fruit are often put together in creative combinations to make chutney, a type of condiment often associated with Asian cuisine. Chutneys can be sweet or hot.

Dating as far back as 500 B.C.E., this pickled type of relish has always been simple to prepare. First created in India, chutney was initially a way of preserving foods. The recipe was eventually made popular with the Roman and British empires and then adopted by the American and Australian colonies.

Chutneys are served with many meals in India. Although the earliest varieties were prepared at home, commercially prepared chutney ...

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