An Ancient Recipe for Blackcurrant Chutney

A Very Special Recipe…a most unusual chutney!

Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland

Evening kitchen at Bealtaine CottageFinally, finally coming to the bottom of the freezer and the last of last years Blackcurrants…so many of them…over 150lbs!

I have eaten Blackcurrants every day since last summer.

kitchen at Bealtaine CottageI have a very simple meal that I make with them…raw food vegan!

It’s simply putting a handful of sunflower seeds in the blender with 3 or 4 big handfuls of organic oats.


Add soya or other vegan milk, or dairy if that’s your choice.


Add 1/4 lb of frozen Blackcurrants and some Maple Syrup to taste.


The result is a cross between an ice cream and a smoothie…spoon it out and enjoy!

Blackcurrant ChutneyThis evening I have made four pound pots of delicious Blackcurrant Chutney. Blackcurrant ChutneyThe recipe is quite ancient…passed down to me from someone very close.

The taste of this chutney is unique and delicious and not to be compared to any other!

Here’s the recipe…


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One Comment

  1. Linnet Kerr

    Seasons greetings, and great appreciation for your posts, your photos and commentaries, and recipes are SO delightful. May 2016 bring all the finest of your heart’s desires. I still hope someday to visit your part of the Irish coast, and if so, I will be in touch for certain.

    Warmest wishes, Linnet

    On 2 December 2015 at 09:09, Bealtaine Cottage wrote:

    > Bealtaine Cottage posted: “A Very Special Recipe…a most unusual > chutney!”

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