Recipe: Stone Fruit Chutney from The Little Book of Slow »

By Sally Wise and Paul McIntyre

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The Little Book of Slow by Sally Wise & Peter McIntyre [©HarperCollins]


Sally Wise and Paul McIntyre have teamed up to show us how to slow down, live mindfully and savour the simple joys in life and they've done a great job. It's part recipe book and part practical guide to finding our own ways to slow down in this frantic world of busy.

The recipes don't come with glossy, styled up photos but are simple and they work. Here's a simple one for the abundant times.


Stone Fruit Chutney

Ingredients for approximately 2kg

  • 1.5kg fruit, diced (weight with stones removed)
  • 500g onions, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups (500ml) vinegar (white or cider)
  • 750g sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to the boil, stirring.
  2. Cook over medium heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  3. Pour into warm, sterilised jars and seal immediately.


This recipe is from The Little Book of Slow by Sally Wise and Paul McIntyre and is reproduced with the kind permission of the publisher


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The Little Book of Slow by Sally Wise and Paul McIntyre is published by /Harper Collins (Imprint ABC Books; Syd, NSW; Jan 2017; pb;  240pp, RRP A$24.99). It can be found at ABC Shops and wehere all good books are sold. It can also be found online via »


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