Peel and slice the shallot, ginger and garlic finely across the grain.
Remove the stalk and slice the chilli.
Quarter the cherry tomatoes
Add all of the ingredients to a saucepan with the water.
Bring to the boil, turn down to a simmer and reduce to syrup consistency.
remove the lime leaves and star anise and puree with a stick blender.
Cut the bread lengthwise, and butter liberally whilst warm.
Serve with chili jam and your favorite grilled Sausage.
«For a slightly different but more presentable chutney, finely dice the vegetables and half the cherry tomatoes. Add the cherry tomatoes to the syrup after it has been reduced, and cook until tender.»