Richly spiced fruit and vegetable chutney great served with cheese and charcuterie
Shred the dates and grate the garlic and ginger. Add to a pan with the muscovado sugar and malt vinegar, bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Meanwhile finely dice the carrots, swede, cauliflower, onion, apple, courgette and gherkins. Puree the date mixture in a blender and pour into a large saucepan along with the diced fruit, vegetables and all the remaining ingredients. Bring to the boil and turn down to simmer for 30-45 minutes until the liquid has reduced to glaze the diced fruit/veg. Taste
Pour into sterilized jars and seal.
«Although this will taste great straight away it'll taste even better after a month or two of keeping. »