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New chutney jar lid to spice things up

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New twist off chutney jar lid

63mm chutney jar lidNow that the mornings and evenings are become colder and darker, many of us will be making the transition to eating hot and spicy foods to help give us that warm toasty feeling. What better way to do this than with some tasty chutney? Chutney is the perfect accompaniment to sandwiches, meats, cheeses, roast turkey, burgers, dipping foods and much more. You can create many different chutney varieties, either for gifts or for selling at food markets, delicatessens and farm shops. If you want to seal in your chutney with a very apt preserving lid, look no further than our new chutney jar lid!

Our new white chutney jar lid will fit glass preserve jars that have a 63mm twist off neck. The lid contains an illustrated chutney motif, featuring the ingredients often used in chutney making. To ensure that your chutney is freshly preserved, the lid contains a rubber lining. The rubber lining is conveniently suitable for acidic foods. Twist off lids are easy to unscrew and tighten – they only require a quarter turn to do so. We have a wide range of preserve jars with a 63mm neck, compatible with our new chutney jar lid. Take your pick!

Seasonal chutney recipe

Plum chutneyWe know it’s only October, but Christmas will be here before you know it. If you make your own gifts or you sell chutneys and other preserves in the lead up to Christmas, now is the ideal time to start making your seasonal chutneys. To help get you started, take a look at our simple recipe below, then all you need to do is choose your favourite style of jar and pair it with our new chutney lid. Simply add your own labels and perhaps some decorative ribbon then you’re good to go.

Spiced plum chutney

Ingredients: 500g of light muscovado sugar, 1kg of plums, 100g of raisins, 3 onions, 300ml of red wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds and a couple of pinches of ginger, paprika, cumin and salt (to taste).

Directions: after de-stoning and chopping the plums, heat all of the ingredients (excluding the sugar and salt) in a pan. Bring it to the boil then reduce it to a simmer. After 10-15minutes, add the salt and sugar and give it a good stir. Boil the mixture for 20-25minutes until it’s of a chutney-like consistency. All you need to do then is pour your chutney into your chosen chutney jars, then put the lids on. Don’t forget to sterilise your jars first though!

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